Essays Tagged: "World Bank Group"

What is the Bretton Woods Institution.

1.What is the Bretton Woods Institution?The Bretton Woods Institutions as the World Bank, the International Fund, (also known as IMF). They were set up at a meeting of 43 countri ... ncluded plans for International Trade Organisation (ITO) but these were never established until the World Trade Organisation (WTO) was created in the early 1990s.The establishment of the World Bank an ... ed in the early 1990s.The establishment of the World Bank and the IMF came at the end of the Second World War. They were based on the ideas of a trio of key experts - US Treasury Secretary Henry Morga ...

(8 pages) 134 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


ing your system, you get the strongest economic activity. James D. Wolfensohn, the President of the World Bank Group, gave a speech this year in Belgium. He said that the world was never ready as now ... to meet..."). I agree with Mr. Wolfensohn because globalization eventually will spread all over the world whether we like it or not. And that is also what Dr. B. Ghali, Egyptian Minister of Economy sa ...

(9 pages) 282 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

World Bank

WORLD BANKHistoryThe World Bank was created during World War II at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.Afte ... warreconstruction. Its first loan of $250 million was given to France in 1947. During the1980s, the World Bank followed many directions leading from macroeconomic and debtrescheduling issues to social ... rty reduction. It encourages poor countries growth by using resources from richcountries. "The name World Bank is the name that has come to be used for theInternational Bank for Reconstruction and Dev ...

(3 pages) 137 1 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The case of the building material sector in China

de to enter the chosen market.Regional analysis - East AsiaIn contrast to most other regions in the world where the economy growth becomes slowdown, East Asia becomes the fastest growing region in the ... rprisingly robust rate given the slow pace of global recovery and high levels of uncertainty in the world economy. Appendix 1 shows the East Asia forecast and summary. Meanwhile, the inflation rate, a ...

(13 pages) 153 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

International Finance Paper

evelopment. The public expects openness and accountability from members of institutions such as the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Trade Organization (WTO), and reg ... r.The United States has a powerful, diverse and technologically advanced economy that is by far the world's largest. U.S. firms are at the forefront in technological advances, especially in computers ...

(3 pages) 196 0 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The competitive of Malaysia versus Thailand in terms of attracting FDI.

ment (FDI) have become the focal point of competition among developed and developing countries (The World Bank Group 2005). Several trends are reinforcing traditional impulses for foreign direct inves ...

(3 pages) 58 1 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The Effects of African Colonialism

ica pays more money every year in loan interest payments to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (IMF/WB) than it receives loans from them, often depriving the inhabitants of those ... s of the Africans they encountered, they failed to teach them how to be self-sustainable in the new world that the Europeans had created around them.In disrupting pre-colonial boundaries that worked f ...

(5 pages) 134 0 3.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The purpose of this paper is to investigate and evaluate the effectiveness of several GICT's (Global Information and Communications Technologies) projects.

ling to work with local partners to bring the benefits of the networked age to large numbers of the world's people (McConnell & Docktor, 2001). However, Denmark was the country with the highest le ... support services, adoption by businesses and consumers, and social, cultural, and legal conditions (World Almanac & Book of Facts, 2005).Furthermore, McConnell's report updates studies conducted i ...

(4 pages) 54 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hypothesis Identification Article Analysis: What the World Bank Knows, And What It Only Thinks It Knows

ead: HYPOTHESIS IDENTIFICATION ARTICLE ANALYSISHypothesis Identification Article Analysis: What the World Bank Knows… And What It Only Thinks It KnowsThe term hypothesis refers to "the suggeste ... ing as a good reference for the discussion will be The Economist (2007) article entitled, "What the World Bank Knows …And What It Only Thinks It Knows." In essence, the document seeks to evalua ...

(3 pages) 323 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Country Risk Analysis: India and Brazil

is continually growing. Terrorist's attacks are also threatening the economic future of India. The World Economic Forum summit was held late November 2006 and the conclusion of the summit is that Ind ... has made several changes to the economy that has helped to create economic equality. Currently, the World Bank is investing in several economic projects in Brazil totaling $771 million dollars as foll ...

(12 pages) 331 0 2.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


ve also reflected an increasing concern with the need to minimize the health damage of smoking (the World Bank Group, 2001).Pigovian taxes are government taxes that are added to products or services t ... t smokers' demand for tobacco, while inelastic, is nevertheless strongly affected by its price (the World Bank Group, 2001). Tobacco would be considered an inelastic item because even though the deman ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Fiat Money System

ystem of monetary management established the rules for commercial and financial relations among the world's major industrial states in the mid 20th century. The Bretton Woods system was the first exam ... IMF) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), which is now part of the World Bank Group. [5] These organizations became operational in 1945 after a sufficient number of co ...

(6 pages) 777 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Human Rights in Honduras

ernment everyday and many of my people are leaving this region of Honduras or even the country. The World Bank Group made new rules regarding who is hired, deployment and supervision. The Dinant Corpo ... o group friends are scared for their lives now. I do not know what to do.Sources"Human Rights Watch-World Report 2012-Honduras", Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch, January 2014"Honduras: No Justi ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Supporting the Development of Marketing Capability of Small Businesses: The use of Diagnostic Audits to Benchmark an SME’s competencies against critical marketing success factors

tencies against critical marketing. Small businesses struggle with lots of elements of the business world both external and internally exploring the use of business tool kits, the paper will discuss h ... lkit (, is a project of International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, that in partnership with IBM, leverages the latest information and communication t ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges