Tag: Double Majorities at the World Bank and IMF—for Legitimacy and Effectiveness


Fixing World Bank Governance: Four Steps

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The report of a high-level commission chaired by former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo and tasked with generating ideas and momentum for reforming the World Bank’s governance was published in October 2009. Johannes Linn summarizes the report well here (and then complains that its remit was too narrow).

Progress on The "Global Deal": International Cooperation Works

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With a little distance from the hype of the two important global events of April—the G-20 London Summit and the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank—it is perhaps easier to judge how effective these jamborees have been in addressing the key challenges of the current financial and economic crisis. Our assessment is that a “global deal” has been struck and that it is one which deserves to be taken seriously.