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Journal ArticleToo Many Cooks in the Kitchen?: The Division of Financing in World Bank Projects and Project Performance
Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and EffectivenessAid effectiveness Foreign aid funding
SeminarMaurizio Bussolo on taking on distributional tensions in Europe and Central Asia
Maurizio Bussolo will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 23 January 2019. Abstract – Towards a new social contract: taking on distributional tensions in Europe and Central Asia Globalization, rapid technological change, and aging have...
Working PaperToo many cooks in the kitchen?: The division of financing in World Bank projects and project performance
The total funding envelope for World Bank projects is often divided among various state and non-state actors, each of which can have competing ideas about or interests in the project...Aid effectiveness Foreign aid funding
NewsChairperson of the WIDER Board writes on the future role of the World Bank
Ravi Kanbur, Chairperson of the WIDER board and Professor of Economics at Cornell University, argues that the World Bank needs to transform its role on the world stage in a new vox.eu column.WIDER Board World Bank