The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
As World Bank prepares to launch its Human Capital Index at the upcoming Annual Meetings in Indonesia, long-standing critiques of Human Capital Theory remain.
Isabel Alvarez and Ella Hopkins join the Bretton Woods Project as Communications Manager and Gender Project Officer, respectively
As the World Bank publishes a report calling for labour market deregulation, global trade unions fight back.
New IEG report raises questions about the Bank’s ability to use findings from evaluations to inform its operations.
IEG report casts doubt on Bank’s progress on its own shared prosperity goal as civil society raises concerns about Bank's approach to inclusive growth
Civil society urges the World Bank to scrap DBR and EBA, claiming the latter harms small-scale farmers by putting corporate interests first.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2017.
CSOs argue DBR’s deregulation policies do not lower income inequality or promote inclusive economic growth, instead incentivising tax competition and undermining inclusive development.
CEPR report found that two-thirds of extreme poverty during past 25 years took place in China, which did not follow World Bank and IMF neoliberal policies.