World Bank and IMF Blind Spot

Tuesday, 15 January, 2008 - 11:54

A NGO briefing note prepared by Elizabeth Stuart argues that the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) often give advice to developing countries without fully considering the likel

A NGO briefing note prepared by Elizabeth Stuart argues that the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) often give advice to developing countries without fully considering the likely consequences of different policy actions on the poorest people. Stuart maintains that, “Both institutions should urgently ensure that before they recommend a course of action, the impacts of a range of options on poor people have been thoroughly explored in a country-led process.”

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