The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.
Lagarde resignation kicks-off another leadership race overshadowed by gentleman’s agreement.
At 75, the World Bank and IMF face a crisis of multilateralism in no small part of their own making as failed economic policies have resulted in skepticism of the international order they helped to create.
World Bank's board fails to live up to commitments to open, transparent and merit-based selection process for Bank president.
Leadership of the IMF and World Bank has been guided by a historical 'gentleman's agreement' between Europe and the United States. What does this agreement entail? And how could it be reformed?
World Bank appoints Alison Evans as new IEG Director General and Ramanie Kunanayagam as Inspection Panel member
At the end of every year, the Bretton Woods Project highlights some of the most farcical remarks of Fund and World Bank staff. This time, it’s set to music.
IMF's new chief economist views on exchange rates considered unorthodox
Pinelopi Goldberg joins as the Bank’s chief economist and Imrana Jalal as the new chairperson of the Inspection Panel
In October, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced the appointment of Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive officer of IBRD and IDA.