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How the [World Bank] Ethics Committee Failed Wolfowitz

Financial Times, May 7, 2007

Posted: 8 May 2007  

Kenneth Anderson

American University - Washington College of Law

Abstract

This short comment in the Financial Times (London) defends World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz against charges of having broken Bank rules or engaged in self-dealing in his dealings with his romantic companion Shaha Riza, and argues that any failures lie with the Bank's ethics committee.

Keywords: World Bank, Wolfowitz, Riza, ethics, governance, development, international development

JEL Classification: F33, F35, L30, L31, L32, O19

Suggested Citation

Anderson, Kenneth, How the [World Bank] Ethics Committee Failed Wolfowitz. Financial Times, May 7, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=984813

Kenneth Anderson (Contact Author)

American University - Washington College of Law ( email )

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Washington, DC 20016
United States

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