Resources

Rights

Analysis

25 September 2002 | Report

Promoting, Respecting And Fulfilling Human Rights: The Challenge Before Intergovernmental Agencies

Accountability

Background

15 June 2002 | Resource

Capacity for development, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Carlos Lopes and Khalid Malik

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 March 2002 | Briefings

Taken for granted? US Proposals to Reform the World Bank’s IDA Examined

US debt campaigners are siding with the Bush administration against European leaders and other NGOs over a key source of finance for the world's 79 poorest countries. Discussions on the pros and cons of providing grants instead of loans through IDA appear deadlocked (March 2002).

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 March 2002 | Briefings

Taken for granted? US Proposals to Reform the World Bank’s IDA Examined

US debt campaigners are siding with the Bush administration against European leaders and other NGOs over a key source of finance for the world's 79 poorest countries. Discussions on the pros and cons of providing grants instead of loans through IDA appear deadlocked (March 2002).

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 October 2001 | Report

For richer, for poorer? G8 proposals for IMF reform

Analysis of the proposals made by the most powerful governments for reforming the IMF. Should the institution pursue financial crisis prevention and management, as well as its traditional role of macroeconomic stabilisation? How do these roles fit with its new mandate of tackling poverty reduction? (October 2001)

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 October 2001 | Report

For richer, for poorer? G8 proposals for IMF reform

Analysis of the proposals made by the most powerful governments for reforming the IMF. Should the institution pursue financial crisis prevention and management, as well as its traditional role of macroeconomic stabilisation? How do these roles fit with its new mandate of tackling poverty reduction? (October 2001)

Knowledge

Analysis

25 September 2001 | Briefings

Development through the looking glass: the Knowledge Bank in Cyber-space

Briefing examining the rise of the "Knowledge Bank" and how the World Bank has been threatened by, and now taken advantage of, the internet. Paper originally prepared for Oxford International Conference on Education and Development (September 2001).

Knowledge

Background

25 September 2001 | Humour

Gateway cartoon

Knowledge

Analysis

18 June 2001 | Report

A Tower of Babel on the internet?

WB/IMF roles

Analysis

25 February 2001 | Briefings

IMF governance Update, February 2001

Knowledge

Analysis

25 September 2000 | Briefings

Profiling Problem Projects: Making the Case for Change at the International Finance Corporation

An analysis of the policies and projects of the World Bank Group's main private sector financing arm. CIEL and others September 2000.

Finance

Analysis

14 June 2000 | Briefings

Drowning By Numbers: the IMF, the World Bank and North-South Financial Flows, 1998

This paper considers whether private sector flows is an effective alternative to development assistance. It examines the implications of increased private sector inflows in terms of the potential to create unsustainable debt burdens and to tie the hands of policy makers to a limited set of policies critical for foreign investors but potentially detrimental to the domestic economy.