The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform
Edited by Alberto Paloni, Maurizio Zanardi
Routledge – 2008 – 348 pages
The debate on whether or not the International Monetary Fund and World Bank and their intervention strategies are a positive force for change in the developing world continues to rage. Featuring both macroeconomic and microeconomic approaches, this book brings together an international team of contributors and centres upon three broad themes:
In exploring these themes, this book will be a valuable reference for postgraduate students and professionals in the fields of development studies and political economy.
1. Ideology and Politics 2. Poverty Reduction Strategies 3. Borrower Ownership and the Reform of Conditionality
Alberto Paloni is Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Glasgow.
Maurizio Zanardi is Assistant Professor of Economics and member of CentER at Tilburg University (The Netherlands)