While there is scope to improve IMF operations in all fragile states, ahead of the forthcoming publication of the IMF IEO review of IMF work in fragile states, there is one fundamental change it must make to transform its effectiveness in fragile states: wherever it is possible, it must be present. No country should be left out.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2017.
While the Fund and Bank defended trade and globalisation, their rhetoric focused on the perils of inequality and need for inclusive growth
CSOs argue DBR’s deregulation policies do not lower income inequality or promote inclusive economic growth, instead incentivising tax competition and undermining inclusive development.
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.
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.
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.