Newly published self-congratulatory IMF policy paper on impacts of loan programmes on social protection is self-referential and ignores available evidence.
Analysis of the official communiqués from the 2017 World Bank-IMF spring meetings, Washington DC.
BWP briefing explores gender dimensions of IMF’s key fiscal policy advice on resource mobilisation in developing countries, in particular on Value-Added Tax.
Bretton Woods Project coverage of the 2017 spring meetings in Washington DC with analysis of the communiqués and notes from key civil society and official meetings.
The government of Zambia has approached the IMF for financial assistance, however, Zambian civil society is concerned that the required reforms will worsen gender and income inequality.
The UN expert on foreign debt has published a report critical of IMF and World Bank policies related to labour rights, claiming that the evidence does not support their pproach.
CSOs have refused to participate in a World Bank PPP consultation until transparency and accountability concerns are addressed.
IMF freezes second payment of $2.8 billion loan to Tunisia, demanding accelerated reform programme despite concerns this will push Tunisia “to the brink”.
Join us as Environment Project Manager for the Bretton Woods Project and manage the Project’s work on the environmental impacts of World Bank policies and projects
Notes from a 2017 Spring Meetings event of BWP on Making Tax Work for Women's Rights, 19 April
Notes of a 2017 IMF and World Bank spring meetings session on the BWIs and inequality, 21 April
Notes from 2017 World Bank and IMF spring meetings session of IEO and its future work programme,
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum Session at the 2017 World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings on IMF and World Bank programmes in the MENA Region.
Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings session on Domestic and International Taxation, 19 April.
IMF reaches new loan agreement with Mongolia, amidst civil society concerns about impacts on Mongolian people.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2016.