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Investors dump debt designed to pay out when developing nations face serious outbreaks
Research on aid and graft appears on website on Tuesday afternoon.
Departure of chief economist linked to research on the ties between aid and corruption.
Centuries of falling rates, Citeh, World Bank troubles, and more.
Originally scheduled to mature in July this year, they are teetering on the edge of default
Decision follows activists’ request to postpone funding over equality concerns
Civil society leaders say project would be ‘slap in face’ for women in east African country
Growth outlook downgrade comes with call for ‘sustained’ fall in policy uncertainty
Fastest and widest surge in borrowing poses risk should era of low interest rates end
US’s economic rivalry with Beijing spills over into multilateral institutions
Beijing faces criticism over claims of human rights abuses in the western region
Latin America ‘a sinking continent’ in competitiveness terms, World Bank warns
IMF, World Bank and European Council leaders meet at a time of worrying slowdown
They can make up for self-inflicted mistakes that have worsened the global slowdown
Funding should be directed to R&D and helping farmers adopt new technologies, says report
The Bulgarian from the World Bank is set to manage the global lender of last resort
This is a particularly good time for a new approach as new leaders take charge at both institutions
Migrants’ money channelled into diaspora bonds and infrastructure investment
Key element of bond payout has not been activated despite 1,700 deaths in DRC
International financial institutions designed 75 years ago are no longer fit for purpose
Economic governance system established in 1944 is being undermined by protectionism and nationalism
A rare talent at the World Bank who never took stability for granted
Reneging on £39bn payment may lead to downgrades of multilateral development banks
Instruments have been criticised for strict criteria on when affected nations receive payouts
David Malpass stops short of rebuking White House for protectionist policies