The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction
This timely book offers the first critical examination of World Bank policy reforms and initiatives during the past decade.
The World Bank is viewed as one of the most powerful international organizations of our time. The authors critically analyze the influence of the institution’s policy and engagement during the past decade in a variety of issue areas, including human rights, domestic reform, and the environment.
The World Bank and Governancedelves into the bowels of the World Bank, exploring its organizational structure, professional culture and bureaucratic procedures, illustrating how these shape its engagement with an increasingly complex, diverse and challenging operational environment. The book includes chapters on two under-researched divisions of the World Bank: the International Finance Corporation and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency. Several illuminating country studies are also included, analyzing the World Bank's activities in Argentina, Bolivia, Lebanon, Hungary and Vietnam.
This volume will be of great interest to students and scholars of international relations, development, politics and economics.
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This was perceived as central to enabling the IFC to promote environmental and social expertise and discuss its value to clients , and overcome the problem of ' unwilling compliance ' , in which clients ' followed rules only if they had ...
... the introduction of performance appraisal and the revision of central management and inspection procedures towards an increased delegation to ministries and agencies in exchange for accountability ( World Bank 1995b : 9 ) .
In various government strategy papers and academic studies of public sector reform in Central and Eastern Europe , Horváth ( 2000 ) and Davey ( 2002 ) identified the main objectives ( motives ) of decentralisation in practice .
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the challenge of institutionalizing
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