Bank of the South: Progress and Challenges

12 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2009

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Isabel Ortiz

United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO); Initiative for Policy Dialogue

Oscar Ugarteche

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas

Date Written: November 15, 2008

Abstract

This article presents progress and challenges on the Bank of the South, in the areas of governance and administration, financial resources, investment portfolio, eligibility by type of institution, distribution of investments among member countries and concessionality, procurement, participation, transparency, audits, and environmental and social safeguards.

Keywords: Regional integration, financing for development, multilateral banks

JEL Classification: F02, F36, G21, P16

Suggested Citation

Ortiz, Isabel and Ugarteche, Oscar, Bank of the South: Progress and Challenges (November 15, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1353450 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1353450

Isabel Ortiz (Contact Author)

United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) ( email )

ILO HQ, Route des Morillons 4
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Initiative for Policy Dialogue ( email )

Columbia University
New York, NY
United States

HOME PAGE: http://policydialogue.org/programs/taskforces/global_social_justice/

Oscar Ugarteche

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas ( email )

Circuito Mario de la Cueva
Ciudad Universitaria
Mexico, 04510
Mexico

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