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World Bank and the world"s poor

A. J. M. Van De Laar

World Bank and the world"s poor

by A. J. M. Van De Laar

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Published by Institute of Social Studies in Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World Bank.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementA. J. M. Van De Laar.
    SeriesISS occasional papers ; no. 58, ISS occasional papers ;, no. 58.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881 .V334
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4596045M
    LC Control Number77358576

      Many members complain that the Bank represents the interests of the developed world and not the poor countries it assists. Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D., was president from to He resigned on February 1, , three years before his term ends.   The CIA World Factbook with global information on geography, people, governments, economies, communications, transportation, the military, and international issues.

    The State of the Poor: Where Are The Poor, Where Is Extreme Poverty Harder to End, and What Is the Current Profile of the World's Poor? Rating: (13). Focus on poverty (English) Abstract. A key and central aim of the World Bank is the alleviation of poverty. The Bank's objective in any developing country is to assist the country both to accelerate its economic growth and to reduce its level of domestic poverty by increasing the productivity.

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