Banking on the Poor traces the evolution of Robert McNamara's poverty-oriented redirections at the World Bank from 1968 to 1981.
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"In producing what will probably be the definitive book on the changing role of the bank during the McNamara years, Mr. Ayres, a Fellow with the Overseas Development Council, interviewed some 300 officials and obtained access to a considerable number of internal documents of the bank which is, as he observes, 'not a noticeably open institution.'"He describes internal and external political constraints on the World Bank as it developed specific poverty-oriented projects in rural and urban areas worldwide under Mr. McNamara, and speculates that, under its new president, A. W. Clausen... the World Bank is likely to become more conservative. " Carl Marcy The New York Times Book Review
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Book Description The MIT Press, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0262510286
Book Description The MIT Press, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0262510286
Book Description Mit Pr, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 282 pages. 8.75x5.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0262510286