The World Bank released a concept note of Doing Business report replacement, B-Ready project, ignoring civil society demands of an independent evaluation.
Gill replaces Carmen Reinhart as she returns to Harvard after a two-year public service leave from the institution.
Bretton Woods Project publishes its selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2022.
Over 60 per cent of low-income countries and more than 25 percent of emerging market economies are in or at risk of debt distress, and are in danger of being unable to fulfil their fiscal obligations.
More than 140 CSO groups and individuals call on the World Bank to focus on grappling with the harms caused by its undemocratic governance structure and biased publications like the Doing Business Report, and to take measures to decolonise the institution.
Significant victory for global civil society and movements as World Bank ends Doing Business Report
Civil society calls for urgent evaluation of Doing Business impacts as the World Bank announces a rebranded Business Enabling Environment Project, failing to address underlying issues.
Bretton Woods Project publishes its selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2021.
World Bank announces relaunch of Doing Business Report in approximately two years.
IMF's position on capital controls must be revised to recognise that they are an essential and permanent macroeconomic tool necessary to increase countries' policy autonomy and enable them to act counter-cyclically and to prevent future debt crises.