Multilateral Development Banks: Overview and Issues for Congress

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This report provides an overview of the MDBs and highlights major issues for Congress. The first section discusses how the MDBs operate, including the history of the MDBs, their operations and organizational structure, and the effectiveness of MDB financial assistance. The second section discusses the role of Congress in the MDBs, including congressional legislation authorizing and appropriating U.S. contributions to the MDBs; congressional oversight; and U.S. commercial interests in the MDBs.

Creator(s): Nelson, Rebecca M.
Creation Date: April 18, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Nelson, Rebecca M.

Analyst in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 18, 2012
Description:

This report provides an overview of the MDBs and highlights major issues for Congress. The first section discusses how the MDBs operate, including the history of the MDBs, their operations and organizational structure, and the effectiveness of MDB financial assistance. The second section discusses the role of Congress in the MDBs, including congressional legislation authorizing and appropriating U.S. contributions to the MDBs; congressional oversight; and U.S. commercial interests in the MDBs.

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25 pages.

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