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Old Mistakes Die Hard

James K. Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James K. Galbraith

I'm tempted to say that the US is plainly unable to cope with the economic crisis in a serious way. So long as economic thinking is mired in a world that disappeared with the collapse of the Bretton Woods system, we're stuck.

Obama's Schooling the Bank on Transparency

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chad Dobson

Over the past five months, President Obama has made great strides in improving transparency within the USG. Mr. Zoellick and his team of experts over at the World Bank could stand to learn a thing or two from the U.S. Government.

Civil Society to the World Bank: Adopt Transparency 2.0

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chad Dobson

Various civil society groups reiterated the need for disclosure of deliberative World Bank documents, especially those relating to the Development Policy Loans.

Voices Struggling to Be Heard: Access to Information and the World Bank

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chad Dobson

An improved disclosure policy requires a shift in thinking and a new business approach from the World Bank.