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Have the IMF’s promises to Egyptians come true?
Beesan Kassab | The IMF did not only promise growth, it also promised inclusive, job-rich growth.
Bad apples? Meet the majority of Egypt’s World Bank private borrowers
Abdel Hamid Mekawy, Osama Diab and Salma Hussein | Over half of World Bank-financed private sector projects in Egypt have shell companies in tax havens
Report: World Bank policies in Egypt may exacerbate climate change
Jano Charbel | World Bank policies are increasing carbon emissions in Egypt, exacerbating risk for the most vulnerable
IMF intervention: Lessons from Asia and Latin America
Waad Ahmed | Accounts of IMF intervention in Asia and Latin America in the 1990s
Exclusive: Mada Masr obtains Sisi’s presidential decree for World Bank loan
Isabel Esterman | A deal with the World Bank for a US$1 billion loan could fall through if the Egyptian government does
Strange goings-on with the World Bank loan
Isabel Esterman | In April 2011, when the Arab Spring was still in its first bloom, then-World Bank President Robert Zoellick
Q&A with Sri Mulyani Indrawati, World Bank managing director
Amira Salah-Ahmed and Isabel Esterman | Whether hailed for spurring growth and helping Egypt modernize its economy or demonized for pushing austerity
Egypt rises to 112 in Doing Business rankings, but officials still displeased
Isabel Esterman | Egypt rose one place to rank 112 out of 189 economies surveyed for the World Bank’s annual Doing Business
Economy in a week: VAT returns
Sherif Zaazaa | This week, the government pursued the long awaited value added tax in replacement of sales tax, a move
World Economic Outlook projects Egypt’s inflation rate to rise slightly higher than expected
Egypt receives US$1 bn from World Bank after passing VAT law
Air pollution costs Egypt 3.58% of GDP in welfare losses
World Bank: Egypt’s middle class shrank in the lead-up to Arab Spring
Egypt gets billions in aid from Saudi Arabia, int’l banks
World Bank: Egypt among the most difficult countries to run a business
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