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    The World Bank

    Foreign Policy in Focus, 2001
    This article finds that:the World Bank’s Articles of Agreement (its charter) require that it lend only for productive purposesthe bank’s nature and practice ensure that its projects will have a high failure ratehe bank promotes risktaking, but only for its borrowerKey criticisms of the World Bankthe World Bank has power without responsibilityborrowers are driven
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    Is Argentina the coup de grace of the IMF’s flawed policy mission?

    Foreign Policy in Focus, 2001
    This article discusses the extent to which the Argentinian economic crisis delegitimises the IMF's promotion of free capital mobility around the globe.The article finds that:IMF's activities in Argentina, deviate radically from it's original mandate. This is because it was designed to support the U.S.
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    Greening the Bretton Woods institutions

    Foreign Policy in Focus, 2001
    This looks at how the U.S. should adopt new foreign policy to influence World Bank and IMF strategic activities in a positive manner.This article finds that:the IMF and World Bank have failed to integrate environmental sustainability into their lending, concentrating instead on export-led exploitation of natural resources.
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    The IMF and good governance

    Foreign Policy in Focus, 2001
    This article finds that:the IMF was created to solve short-term, external imbalances in national economies but has moved far beyond its original mandatethe IMF makes decisions with major implications for poor countries yet lacks the expertise to provide far-reaching policy prescriptions.
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    Structural adjustment programs & poverty reduction strategy

    Foreign Policy in Focus, 2001
    This article looks at the relationship between the US, the World Bank and developing countries, focusing particularly on the role of Structural Adjustment Policies applied by the World BankThis article finds that:the U.S. uses its dominant role in the global economy and in the IFIs to impose SAPs on developing countries and open up their markets to competition from U.S.
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    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the Americas

    Pan American Health Organization, 2001
    This document: outlines the current epidemiological situation in the Americasdetails progress in preventionprogress being made in national, subregional and regional responsesoutlines future challenges and opportunities such asthe need to continue strengthening the capacity for monitoring and surveillance of the HIV/AIDS/STI situation at the national and regional level
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    Resolution on Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the Americas

    Pan American Health Organization, 2001
    This paper outlines the resolutions taken at the meeting of the 43rd Directive Council on AIDS in the Americas held in Washington DC between the 24 and the 28th of September 2001Considering the trends in the HIV/AIDS/STI epidemic in the Americas and their present and future impact, and recognising the need for a commitment by governments and society to respond effectively and with solidarity t
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    Aid, shocks, and growth

    World Bank, 2001
    This article analyses the relationship between aid and growth. The analysis finds that the better a country ' s policies, the more effective aid is in raising growth in that country.
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    World Bank-led meeting on Afghanistan causes concern in Pakistan

    Bretton Woods Project, 2001
    The article discusses the implications of a recent meeting in Islamabad - 'Preparting for Afghanistan's reconstruction', which took place in Islamabad on 6 December 2001.
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    Implications of globalization for monetary policy

    International Monetary Fund, 2001
    This paper argues that the implications of globalization for monetary policy come mainly through two channels:the many structural changes that are associated with the globalization process cause an increase in the uncertainty surrounding monetary policy.

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