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The Political Economy of the World BankThe Early Years$
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Michele Alacevich

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804760652

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804760652.001.0001

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At the Root of the Bank's Policy Advice

At the Root of the Bank's Policy Advice

(p.112) Chapter Four At the Root of the Bank's Policy Advice
The Political Economy of the World Bank
Stanford University Press

This chapter examines the lending policy of the World Bank and the lending instruments it created for developing countries; discusses the Bank's rejection of Lauchlin Currie's loan application for urban development in Barranquilla, Colombia; and analyzes what types of request for financial assistance the Bank rejects. It also highlights the debate on the appropriation of the so-called impact loans and social loans, and discusses the Bank's adoption of a rigid and conservative behavior as a closed financial institution.

Keywords:   lending policy, World Bank, Lauchlin Currie, urban development, financial assistance, impact loans, social loans, closed financial institution, developing countries

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