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.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issued on 14 October, from the 2017 World Bank-IMF annual meetings, Washington DC.
BWP analysis of the G24 communiqué, issued on 12 October, from the 2017 World Bank-IMF annual meetings, Washington DC.
Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings session on the IMF's approach to inequality, 13 October.
Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings Civil Society Policy Forum session on the challenges of effective governance of the oil, gas and mining sectors in resource-rich countries.
Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings session on the IMF's approach to fiscal space, women and work, 11 October
Notes and video from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings session of the Civil Society Town Hall, 11 October.
Indian fishing communities and farmers will ask the highest court in the US to rule on IFC's immunity for its role in the controversial Tata Mundra coal-fired power plant in India.
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.
In October, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced the appointment of Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive officer of IBRD and IDA.
CSO ICAR submitted a letter to the World Bank about safeguarding provisions on the use of public and private security personnel. Concerns were raised about the inappropriate use of force and high-risk situations.
The IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) is requesting input on topics for its future evaluations.
This Inside the Institutions looks at the Doing Business report and retraces key steps in its history and development, explains how ratings are calculated and outlines some of the main criticisms regarding its methodology and ideological background.