WDR

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Wolfensohn takes a break

Bank President James Wolfensohn announced in mid-July that he was taking a six week sabbatical.

11 August 2000

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WDR resignation embarrasses Bank

In late May Ravi Kanbur resigned from his position as World Development Report lead author following attempts by Bank and government officials to make him change his text.

11 August 2000

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Poverty Conference Conclusions

The e-conference to discuss the World Bank’s Poverty World Development Report has concluded with a clear statement of what the WDR team plan to do to change their draft.

14 June 2000

Rights

Analysis

The power of World Bank knowledge

By Michael Goldman * For the enormous power and global reach the World Bank has…

24 May 2000 | Briefings

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WDR e-conference a success

The electronic conference on the draft Poverty World Development Report co-organised by the Bretton Woods Project in February and March attracted 1,500 participants and sparked a fascinating exchange of views.

15 April 2000

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Next WDR on institutions

The WDR 2001/2002 will focus on the institutional infrastructure necessary for a strong and well-functioning market economy.

15 April 2000

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Globalization, urbanization, environment assessed

The Bank’s World Development Report 1999-2000, due out in mid-September, will examine globalization, localization, urbanization, and environmental change, presenting their implications for institutions and for policy.

15 September 1999

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Independent e-conference on Poverty WDR first draft

The Bretton Woods Project will run an electronic conference to discuss the first draft of the World Bank’s Poverty World Development Report.

15 September 1999

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WDR to tackle trade, finance, global environment

The World Bank’s 1999/2000 World Development Report, due for release in September, will contain much material of interest to NGOs working on international policy issues.

15 June 1999

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Poverty WDR virtual consultations

In September the World Bank organised an electronic consultation on its planned poverty World Development Report, due out October 2000.

15 December 1998