A Guide to the World Bank

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World Bank Publications, 2003 - 247 pages
'Guide to the world bank' is a reference guide to the five institutions that make up the World Bank Group. This book serves as a general overview of the World Bank's history, organization, mission, and purpose. The book begins with the basic facts about the World Bank Group. It then describes the World Bank's operations, giving a brief overview of policies, projects, and procedures. An introduction to the wealth of information resources produced by the World Bank will help readers understand and navigate the types of documents, statistics, and reports that are available from the World Bank.
 

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Contents

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