Globalization and the Nation State: The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank / Edition 1
  • Globalization and the Nation State: The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank / Edition 1
  • Globalization and the Nation State: The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank / Edition 1

Globalization and the Nation State: The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank / Edition 1

by Stephen Kosack, Gustav Ranis, James Vreeland
     
 

This book brings together an international team of contributors to assess the political economy of the IMF and World Bank programmes.

The cutting-edge techniques of the new political economy are thus brought to bear on international issues for the first time. The book includes contributions from leading North American economists - Stephen Coate, Stephen Morris,

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Overview

This book brings together an international team of contributors to assess the political economy of the IMF and World Bank programmes.

The cutting-edge techniques of the new political economy are thus brought to bear on international issues for the first time. The book includes contributions from leading North American economists - Stephen Coate, Stephen Morris, Ravi Kanbur and Allen Drazen - as well as European-based analysts including Graham Bird and Frances Stewart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415700863
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy Series, #52
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1Who's in charge? : ownership and conditionality in IMF-supported programs19
2Policy conditionality36
3Conditionality and ownership in IMF lending : a political economy approach51
4Empirical implications of endogenous IMF conditionality82
5The high politics of IMF lending111
6Money talks : supplementary financiers and IMF conditionality143
7The World Bank and the reconstruction of the 'social safety net' in Russia and eastern Europe181
8When the World Bank says yes : determinants of structural adjustment lending204
9The demand for IMF assistance : what factors influence the decision to turn to the fund?231
10The survival of political leaders and IMF programs263
11Do PRSPs empower poor countries and disempower the World Bank, or is it the other way round?290
12Macroeconomic adjustment in IMF-supported programs : projections and reality325
13The IMF and capital account crises : the case for a separate lender of last resort and conditionality functions351
14Should the IMF discontinue its long-term lending role in developing countries?378
15IFIs and IPGs : operational implications for the World Bank404
16Ownership, Dutch disease, and the World Bank419
17Why its matters who runs the IMF and the World Bank429
18Do as I say not as I do : a critique of G-7 proposals on "reforming" the MDBs452

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