Carmen Reinhart, co-author of influential 2010 pro-austerity paper, named to key post.
Analysis of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings: With international response to Covid-19 mired in geopolitical manoeuverings and resistance to systemic change, calls for alternatives grow.
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 14 April.
Fund and central banks increasingly pondering macroeconomic policies to tackle climate risks.
Analysis of the communiqué of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G24), released 17 October.
The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.
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.
As We-Fi launches regional West Africa summit, feminists criticise narrow focus of women entrepreneur initiatives, while funding for women’s rights is in decline.
Fund’s 15th review of quotas delayed as US blocks redistribution of voting rights.
CSOs express concerns at congressional hearing about pending IFC capital increase.
Bank responds to allegations with investigation into whether its China lending could be going to internment camps.
IFC announces changes to environment and social safeguards after historic United States Supreme Court ruling.
As Pakistan requests an IMF loan amid concerns about its debt sustainability, the IMF response is caught up in China-US tensions.
BWP will provide analysis of the ministerial meetings’ communiqués, notes from CSPF seminars and more on BWP’s Dispatch page.
Plaintiffs make case for ending IFC's 'absolute immunity'
World Bank board to formalise contentious general capital increase at October Annual Meetings