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Political Dysfunction Threatens Global Economy

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business

Thing One: Talking Heads: The good news is that the global economy is not yet ablaze. The bad news is that there is a heap of oily rags smoldering in ...

Diversify, Diversify, Diversify

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.22.2011 | World
Otaviano Canuto

When we talk of diversification, it's not only diversification of products but also of markets. The greater variety of products a country can export, to a greater array of clients, the less vulnerable it will be to external shocks.

Access to Information at the World Bank: The First 99 Days

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chad Dobson

Co-authored by Rebecca Harris October 7th marked the 99th day of implementation of the World Bank's revised Policy on Access to Information. Civil ...

Economist Jeffrey Sachs makes the case for contract transparency at Annual Meetings of World Bank/IMF

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chad Dobson

Co-authored by Rebecca Harris On Wednesday, October 6, the opening of the Civil Society Policy Forum of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings, economist...

Weekend in Washington: Cooperating Our Way Out of Crisis

Dominique Strauss-Kahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dominique Strauss-Kahn

This past weekend in Washington DC, as the economic leaders of 187 countries gathered for the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank, the mood was ...

Energy Poverty: NGOs Question How the World Bank Will Bring Power to the Powerless

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chad Dobson

As the Bank shapes its energy sector strategy, civil society emphasized that World Bank energy investments must absolutely prioritize energy access for the poor, as well as low carbon development.

Inviting You to Join the Debate: IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings Program of Seminars

Siddharth Tiwari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Siddharth Tiwari

The global economic crisis really shook things up. Policymakers came together and responded to the crisis with an unprecedented degree of policy coord...