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An evaluation of the developmental implications of the World Bank and IMF lending policies

  • Musa Jega Ibrahim
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    This paper dwells on the essential requirements of economic development and the role of international credit,. It is also an incursion into the operational principles and strategies of the World Bank and IMF. Finally it analyzes the implication of the World Bank and IMF to economic growth and development of underdeveloped countries and section five will be conclusion.

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    Date of creation: Jun 2006
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