... phone calls from Ms. Georgieva, declaring her to be a
persona non grata
In Defense of Reason
Along with these concerted attempts to tarnish the good name of the IMF’s Bulgarian female managing director, some voices profoundly disagree with the accusations against her.
Shanta Devarajan, who was involved in overseeing the World Bank’s “Doing Business” report in 2017,
WilmerHale’s findings concerning the accusations of applying “undue pressure” by Ms. Georgieva on her staff being “beyond credulity.”
Devarajan, who currently serves as professor of ...
... slowdown” across the globe with the Fund revising its growth projection for global economic growth downwards and putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial crisis
This year’s Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington DC revealed a growing preoccupation with the mounting signs of a slowdown in the world economy. The IMF’s diagnosis was that of a “synchronized slowdown” across the globe with the Fund revising its growth projection for ...
... the “have nots.” But is his post of global voluntarism really what “food security” is all about?
It smarts of the fuzzy global governance logic inherent in the “Kickstarter” approach Moon and his allies at the World Bank, NGOs and other Western interests used in an effort to raise funds for the Ebola crisis. But that effort did not achieve Moon's ambitious funding goals. Most of the heavy lifting and educating has been done by the US Africa Command....