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The globalizers : the IMF, the World Bank, and their borrowers

Author: Ngaire Woods
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Series: Cornell studies in money.
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"The greatest success of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank has been as globalizers. But at whose cost? Would borrowing countries be better off without the IMF and World Bank? This book takes readers inside these institutions and the governments they work with. Ngaire Woods decodes what they do and why they do it, using original research, extensive interviews carried out across many countries and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ngaire Woods
ISBN: 0801444241 9780801444241 9780801474200 0801474205
OCLC Number: 62782087
Awards: Winner of A 2006 Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: x, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Whose institutions? --
The globalizing mission --
The power to persuade --
The mission in Mexico --
Mission creep in Russia --
Mission unaccomplished in Africa --
Reforming the IMF and World Bank.
Series Title: Cornell studies in money.
Responsibility: Ngaire Woods.
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"The greatest success of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank has been as globalizers. But at whose cost? Would borrowing countries be better off without the IMF and World Bank? This book takes readers inside these institutions and the governments they work with. Ngaire Woods decodes what they do and why they do it, using original research, extensive interviews carried out across many countries and institutions, and scholarship from the fields of economics, law, and politics."--Jacket.

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