CSOs argue DBR’s deregulation policies do not lower income inequality or promote inclusive economic growth, instead incentivising tax competition and undermining inclusive development.
Every year the Bretton Woods Project highlights some of the most farcical remarks of Fund and World Bank staff.
Civil society was out in full force during annual meetings challenging the IMF’s claims that it is reducing economic and gender inequality.
CEPR report found that two-thirds of extreme poverty during past 25 years took place in China, which did not follow World Bank and IMF neoliberal policies.
The World Bank and IMF are intensifying their work on tax under the Platform for Collaboration on Tax, yet civil society is cautious about embracing tax policy advice coming from the Bretton Woods Institutions.
Despite making some positive changes, the IMF and World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework review has ignored fundamental issues, as risk of new crises persist.
BWP's analysis of this year's IMF and World Bank annual meetings; hopeful growth forecasts tampered by medium-term concerns, with US anti-multilateralism finally hitting Bank and Fund.
BWP analysis of the Development Committee Communiqué issued on 14 October, as part of this year's World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings.
Team of UK academics launch new, freely available IMF conditionality database.
Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors submits letter to the IMF expressing concerns about impacts of Fund's policies on social protection.
152 CSOs call demand World Bank halt its aggressive support of PPPs, publicaly recognise their significant risks.
Request for critical IMF and World Bank resources of 2017.
The members of the new permanent working group for the Civil Society Policy Forum have been announced.
Jon will manage BWP’s work on the environmental impacts of World Bank policies and projects.
The Bretton Woods Project publishes edited volume on the impacts of IMF macroeconomic policies on women's rights and gender equality.
The World Bank and IMF’s annual meetings will be held on 13-15 October 2017 in Washington DC, the Civil Society Policy Forum will take place from 9-13 October. Check for updates on Bretton Woods Meeting Dispatch page.