The World Bank : its first half century /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Kapur, Devesh, 1959-
Other Authors / Creators:Lewis, John P. 1921-2010.
Webb, Richard Charles, 1937-
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, [1997]
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Table of Contents:
  • Volume 1.
  • 1.. Introduction
  • Poverty and the World Bank's Evolving Purpose: Chapters 2-7
  • 2.. The Bank for Reconstruction, 1944-1948
  • 3.. The Bank of the 1950s
  • 4.. Approaching the Poor, 1959-1968
  • 5.. Poverty Moves Up
  • 6.. Waging War on Poverty
  • 7.. Demotion and Rededication: 1981 to the mid-1990s
  • 8.. Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 9.. Policy-Linked Lending: I
  • 10.. Policy-Linked Lending: II
  • 11.. The Latin American Debt Crisis
  • 12.. The Weakness of Strength: The Challenge of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 13.. The International Finance Corporation
  • The Bank in the World Bank: Chapters 14-16
  • 14.. The Evolution of the World Bank as a Financial Institution
  • 15.. Riding the Credit Boom
  • 16.. Coping with Financial Turbulence
  • 17.. IDA: The Bank as a Dispenser of Concessional Aid
  • 18.. The Bank's Institutional Identity: Governance, Internal Management, External Relations
  • Some Key Events in the History of the World Bank Group, 1944-1996
  • Index
  • Volume 2.
  • 1.. The World Bank as a Development-Promoting Institution
  • 2.. The Republic of Korea's Successful Economic Development and the World Bank
  • 3.. Five Decades of Relations between the World Bank and Mexico
  • 4.. The World Bank and Cote D'Ivoire
  • 5.. The World Bank in Africa since 1980: The Politics of Structural Adjustment Lending
  • 6.. U.S. Relations with the World Bank, 1945-1992
  • 7.. Japan and the World Bank
  • 8.. The World Bank's Lending in South Asia
  • 9.. The World Bank as a Project Lender: Experience from Eastern Africa
  • 10.. The World Bank's European Funding
  • 11.. The World Bank and the IMF: A Changing Relationship
  • 12.. The World Bank as "Intellectual Actor"
  • 13.. Greening the Bank: The Struggle over the Environment, 1970-1995
  • Contributors
  • Index