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World Bank Structure and Policies

ISBN-10: 0521029015

ISBN-13: 9780521029018

Edition: 2006

Authors: Christopher L. Gilbert, David Vines, David Vines

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This text argues that the World Bank's greatest asset is an accumulated knowledge/experience of the development process. The contributors propose a shift in priority, away from lending, towards advisory assistance to governments.
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Book details

List price: $89.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The World Bank: an overview of some major issues
The World Bank's Structure: The Bank as an Institution
Positioning the World Bank
The World Bank and poverty reduction: past, present and future
Why the World Bank should be involved in development research
The challenges of multilateralism and governance
The Effectiveness of World Bank Assistance
The World Bank and structural adjustment: lessons from the 1980s
The implications of foreign aid fungibility for development assistance
Aid, growth, the incentive regime and poverty reduction
How policies and institutions affect project performance: microeconomic evidence on aid, policies and investment productivity
Increasing aid effectiveness in Africa? The World Bank and sector investment programmes
The World Bank, conditionality and the Comprehensive Development Framework
Conditionality, dependence and coordination: three current debates in aid policy
Index