GOV_298_8 - Development organizations Part 2 Regional...

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Development organizations Part 2 – Regional Development Organizations – The Asian Development Bank Kilby, Christopher. 2006. Donor Influence in Multilateral Development Banks: The Case of the Asian Development Bank. Review of International Organizations 1 (2):173-95.
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Plan Who should lead the World Bank? Regional Development Banks How to read Politics of ADB lending
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World Bank http://siteresources.worldbank.org/BODINT/Resources/278027-1215524804501/IBRDEDsVo Photo taken at the Board Room, June 2009
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Who should lead the World Bank? http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-march-16-2005/add- Wolfenson Wolfofitz Zoellick … who’s next? A? A nother A merican?
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Zoellick @ Gtown http://vreelander.blogspot.com/2010/09/who-should-lead-multipolar-world-world.html Answer: US Congress Global International Institutions Must make room for emerging markets But need to keep advanced industrial countries on board Regional solution?
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Asian Development Bank (ADB) Founded 1966 – Modeled on the World Bank 1 st (?) multilateral development bank Others: World Bank (1944) Inter-American Development Bank Group (1959) African Development Bank (1966) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (1991)
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African Development Bank (1966) Closed to non-African countries until 1982 Board of Executive Directors made up of member countries The voting power determined by the size of each member's share Currently 60%-40% between African and “non-regional” member countries (“donors”) – e.g., US, Japan, China, &
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