World Bank

U.S. interests supported, but oversight needed to help ensure improved performance : report to congressional requesters
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World Bank -- Management., Banks and banking, International -- Management., Development banks -- Management., Legislative oversight -- United St
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17119212M

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With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

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Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the bank is the largest source of financial assistance to developing countries. The Little Green Data Book is based on World Development Indicators and its online database. Defining, gathering, and disseminating international statistics is a collective effort of many people and organizations.

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