Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance

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Jacqueline Best argues that the 1990s changes in IMF, World Bank and donor policies, towards what some have called the 'Post-Washington Consensus,' were driven by an erosion of expert authority and an increasing preoccupation with policy failure. Failures such as the Asian financial crisis and the decades of despair in sub-Saharan Africa led these institutions to develop governance strategies designed to avoid failure: fostering country ownership, developing global standards, managing risk and vulnerability and measuring ...

Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance 2014, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781107035041

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Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107474932

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