The following articles offer an
in-depth look at the International Monetary Fund
and the World Bank, their development and lending
policies and the problems they cause, as well as
suggest solutions for more just and sustainable
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IMF and World Bank
Accountability: Closing the Gap between Rhetoric
from News & Notices for IMF and World
Bank Watchers, 2:2 Spring 2000.
-- An essay that details and evaluates IMF and
World Bank policies, and suggests new mechanisms
to improve their lending and development
Whither Reform? Ten Years of the Transition
by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Senior Vice President
& Chief Economist of the World Bank. The
keynote address of the World Bank Annual
Conference on Development Economics in
Washington, D.C., April 28-30, 1999.
-- An insightful critique of the World
Banks role in helping Russia and China
develop a market economy.