IMF's continued push for central bank independence criticised as undemocratic, unequal and for curtailing countries' capacity to respond to the pandemic.
Mario Valencia of Latindadd explains the context of ongoing protests in Colombia following proposed tax increases from the IMF.
IDA20 must take urgent action to ensure tangible support for economic transformation and decent jobs, and the establishment of a social protection fund.
Alternative progressive solutions reached by democratic and inclusive multi-sectoral dialogue.
IMF programme would result in increased electricity prices and regressive consumer tax hikes amid rising cost of living.
As Nigeria enters a deepening economic recession, a $750 million World Bank programme for results (P4R) loan has resulted in increased electricity tariff rates for most Nigerians.
Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué published on 16 October from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
It is time for the IMF and World Bank to understand their own responsibility and decolonise their approach.
Amidst multiple financial and economic crises, a classic IMF intervention in Lebanon could exacerbate inequalities and social tensions.
Egypt, Ukraine, South Africa and Ecuador have recently signed IMF loan programmes that involve severe austerity measures.