TITLE

Do-good bank can't please all

AUTHOR(S)
Woodard, Colin
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/11/98, Vol. 90 Issue 53, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the World Bank in 1998. The reputation it has in the countries it was set up to help; History of the World Bank; Criticism about the way the bank has functioned; How it has responded to critics; Mistakes it takes credit for; Where funding for the World Bank comes from; Why some feel that it is no longer relevant; What the World Bank claims it has done with its funding. INSET: World Bank: A primer.
ACCESSION #
212419

 

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