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Closing the Gap: Addressing Imbalances in Global Finance (January 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Jan 13, 2009

Closing the Gap: Addressing Imbalances in Global Finance (January 2009)

 

In comparison to debt, trade, aid and investment, taxation has been the subject of very little attention by the international development community. In a new paper, "Closing the Gap: Addressing Imbalances in Global Finance", CIDSE sets down detailed arguments, for issues of capital flight, tax competition and systems of taxation to be put at the heart of the development agenda. Recommendations on how this can be done follow the arguments.


 

Feasible paths towards greater developing country participation in governance of the financial system (May 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Jun 16, 2008

Feasible paths towards greater developing country participation in governance of the financial system (May 2008)

Please find below link to RBW’s paper “Governance of the international financial system: Looking for the feasible paths towards greater developing country participation.”  

The paper was commissioned for the Experts meeting on Governance of International Financial System, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), May 8-9 2008, cosponsored by IBASE and the Ford Foundation. 

Long Due Reform? The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and Global Economic Governance 60 Years Later (2005)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Aug 4, 2005

Long Due Reform? The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and Global Economic Governance 60 Years Later (2005)

The International Financial Institutions (IFIs) are key players within the current architecture of global governance. Sixty years after the creation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, their role and their relationship with other key institutions such as the UN are being called into question more than ever before.  This paper from Coopération Internationale pour le Développement et la Solidarité (CIDSE) examines the Bretton Woods Institutions 60 years later.