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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While the donor agencies chairing these groups varied by sector , the Bank assumed leadership in areas dealing with economic and financial policy as well as the highest profile group of all , the Poverty Working Group .
Thus , as new demand for Bank work in the forest sector decreased , the ' chilling effect ' emerged . During 1991-9 , Global Environment Facility ( GEF ) project lending activity in the forest sector amounted to US $ 370 million , which ...
Unless significant threats to the Bank's performance emerge in other sectors in the future and new personnel are ... of the forest strategy team and significant technical evidence of the Bank's poor performance in the forest sector .
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