Essays about: "Washington Consensus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words Washington Consensus.

  1. 1. Institutions, Interventions, and Economic Growth: Issues of Relevance and Measurement

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Kristina Khutsishvili; [2020]
    Keywords : institutions; economic growth; case study; comparison; reform design; Jeffrey Sachs; Poland; Russia; path dependence; Shock therapy; Washington consensus; interdisciplinarity.;

    Abstract : This work derives from the debates on economic development – the relation between the institutions and economic growth, the importance and the boundaries of the institutional, the economic ‘receipts’ on reforms and policies, such as the ‘Washington consensus’. While some scholars support the idea of the importance of the institutions for the economic growth, other distrust it, or at least reflect on the question which institutions ‘matter’ more, and what can be the metrics here, proposing, for example, to measure the ‘elasticity of the institutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Have Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers actually reduced poverty in poor countries?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Markus Bohlers; [2019-11-07]
    Keywords : Poverty; PRSPs; poor countries; IFIs; development paradigm; Washington Consensus;

    Abstract : Throughout the past 15-20 years, poor countries have been implementing so-called Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) under the guidance of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Despite their enormous importance for national development efforts around the globe, the aggregate performance of PRSPs remains understudied. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Swedish view on the World Bank Group - Neoliberal skepticism or Good Governance optimism?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Carl Granklint Rask; [2019]
    Keywords : World Bank Group; Post-Washington Consensus; Good Governance; Neoliberalism; Sweden; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : What is the World Bank Group? A lot of people do not know the answer to that question. Depending on who you ask - the WBG might have a neoliberal capitalist agenda or merely exists to extinct world poverty. READ MORE

  4. 4. Holding Hands : A case study of China’s and the EU’s foreign aid to Zimbabwe

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlotta Hallnäs; [2016]
    Keywords : Foreign aid; Beijing Consensus; Washington Consensus; The EU; China;

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  5. 5. Can Economic Openness Improve Health? An Empirical Study on the Relationsip between Economic Liberalization and Infant Mortality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Ringkvist; [2016]
    Keywords : Economic liberalization; openness; health; infant mortality; individual level; DHS; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the Washington consensus in the 1980s, economic liberalization has been seen as a panacea for increasing the economic development and the welfare of a developing country. By reducing trade tariffs and barriers, moving from a socialistic economic system and removing state monopoly on major exports, it is believed that a developing country will increase its income and economic growth while benefiting from various positive globalization factors such as new technologies and knowledge. READ MORE