World Bank

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Graham Pyatt obituary
Other lives: Warwick University economics professor and World Bank development economist

Jeff Round

27, Mar, 2023 @3:42 PM

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Pressure grows on shipping industry to accept carbon levy
World Bank among those urging levy to fund climate action in developing world and encourage fleets to upgrade

Fiona Harvey environment editor

22, Mar, 2023 @1:21 PM

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Joe Biden nominates former Mastercard boss Ajay Banga to lead World Bank
US president puts forward choice to oversee new focus on climate crisis after resignation of Trump appointee David Malpass

Phillip Inman and Fiona Harvey

23, Feb, 2023 @5:19 PM

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It’s high time to rethink how the World Bank operates
Many believe there is little future in trying to tackle problems of the 2020s with institutions created in the 1940s

Larry Elliott

19, Feb, 2023 @12:10 PM

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Rockefeller Foundation boss favourite to succeed David Malpass at World Bank
Calls for White House to lose stranglehold on choosing bank’s leadership

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, Feb, 2023 @2:39 PM

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Why World Bank head’s resignation is good news for climate crisis fight
David Malpass’s decision to quit has delighted frustrated developing nations, donors, experts and campaigners

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

16, Feb, 2023 @10:15 AM

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Africa welcomes western aid. But donors must ask where the money is going | Emmanuel Mutaizibwa and Ngina Kirori
There is a desire for accountability from civil society in countries blighted by repression and corruption, say investigative reporters Emmanuel Mutaizibwa and Ngina Kirori

Emmanuel Mutaizibwa and Ngina Kirori

16, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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World Bank walking tightrope as it mulls increased lending to poorest
Campaigners say bank should rush to rescue countries facing recession – but can it do so without resulting in mass debt write-offs?

Phillip Inman

10, Jan, 2023 @6:19 PM

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Global economy risks second recession within three years, warns World Bank
Washington-based body cuts 2023 growth forecast amid threats from inflation, interest rates, Covid and war

Larry Elliott

10, Jan, 2023 @2:30 PM

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Remembering Martin Ravallion, ‘superstar’ Australian economist who made poverty his life’s work
When the World Bank set its mission to a ‘world free of poverty’, it was ‘Martin’s definition and Martin’s measure’

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

06, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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World’s poorest countries’ debt interest payments rise 35%, report says
Report’s author, the World Bank, states concern over poor countries’ increasing spending on debt

Phillip Inman

06, Dec, 2022 @5:40 PM

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Rich nations have promised to pay for the climate crisis – but will they? | Gordon Brown
For too long pledges have gone unmet, so at Cop28 new solutions need to be explored, says Gordon Brown, WHO ambassador for global health financing

Gordon Brown

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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