Inside the institutions guide: World Bank and the IMF

29 August 2019|

What are the main criticisms of the World Bank and the IMF? ‘Inside the Institutions’ guide from the Bretton Woods Project.

Date: 8 July, 2019
Organisation: Bretton Woods Project
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World Bank and IMF guide

75 years after the Bretton Woods Conference (where the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) were created), there is no question that the IMF and World Bank continue to be among the most relevant and significant powerful norm-setters, convenors, knowledge-holders and influencers of the international development and financial landscape.

This ‘Inside the Institutions’ guide sets-out some of the most common criticisms of the World Bank and IMF under three broad lenses:

  1. democratic governance
  2. human rights
  3. and the environment.

Read the full guide on the Bretton Woods Project website or download below.


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