Lex Rieffel

Lex Rieffel is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

Liberating the World Bank (From the US)

Reforms to make the World Bank less dependent on the United States would enable them to be more effective

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The IMF, the World Bank and the U.S.: A Brief History

U.S. participation in the IMF and World Bank was authorized in the Bretton Woods Agreement Act that became law in July 1945.

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Bon Voyage, World Bank!

Why has the time come to move the World Bank out of the United States?

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Obama Goes to Indonesia: It's More Than a Sentimental Journey

Why should Americans probably be more worried about Indonesia's democracy than its religious orientation?

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Regional Voices in Global Governance: Looking to 2010 (Part IV)

What countries will be included in a new global summit system?

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Regional Voices in Global Governance: Changing the G-8? (Part III)

What does the future hold for the G-8 and its membership?

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Regional Voices in Global Governance: The Role of Advocacy (Part II)

How do powerful members of the G-8 advocate for smaller countries in their region?

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Regional Voices in Global Governance: A Natural Progression (Part I)

How will forums such as the G-20 and the G-8 evolve to become more inclusive?

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Dateline Indonesia: Barack, Hillary and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

What are the priorities for Secretary of State Clinton’s trip to Indonesia?

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Building a Better Global Financial System

Under what terms should countries meet in order to build a better global financial system?

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