Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity

Reforming the MDB System

How can multilateral development banks better leverage existing resources, and act more cohesively as a system? How should they better align allocation with financing needs and the emergence of global problems that require international solutions?

Part of our research on international financial institutions, this work builds on our influential report on the future of multilateral development banking, co-chaired by Lawrence H. Summers, Montek Ahluwahlia, and Andres Velasco.

CGD’s work on reforming the MDBs is part of our program on Sustainable Development Finance.