Discuss the Challenges facing the World Bank as an international organization today

World Bank evolution in its lending policies, who borrows from the WB?

purpose of WB country assistance strategies/country cooperation frameworks, original focus of WB and how has it evolved since the 1990s?

Challenges facing the World Bank as an international organization today?

Project monitoring and evaluation: how to measure a project’s success (see slide), changes in leadership in WB and IMF. What is the purpose of the IMF?

Why do countries go to the IMF to borrow money and why do they accept IMF conditionality?

What do IMF structural adjustment programs require countries to do (give concrete examples of steps a country may have to agree to)?

What have the problems with structural adjustment programs of the IMF been?

What is the “moral hazard” problem?