Series - Correspondence Regarding Collaboration between the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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WB IBRD/IDA DEC-03-05

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Correspondence Regarding Collaboration between the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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  • October 1989 - August 1990, March - December 1991, September 1992 - December 1995 (Creation)

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This series contains the incoming and outgoing correspondence of the Vice President and Chief Economist that concerned collaboration between the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. It is primarily the correspondence of Chief Economists Fischer and Bruno; there is very little from Lawrence Summer's tenure. The correspondence is with DEC staff and managers, managers in other Bank units, and IMF managers and concerns proposed topics for the periodic luncheons between the Bank's President and the Fund's Managing Director with summaries of those luncheon discussions drafted by DEC staff; comments from Bank staff on draft IMF papers; IMF comments on draft Development Committee papers; attendance of Bank staff at IMF Board meetings and Board seminars and summaries of those meetings and seminars from Bank staff; duplication of effort between the Bank and the Fund; policy on disclosure of Policy Framework Papers; Bank procedures for Policy Framework Papers; proposals for joint Bank/Fund studies; planningfor a joint retreat in 1995; guidelines for Bank-Fund collaboration on public expenditure issues; and DEC representation on the IMF Working Party on Measurement of International Capital Flows. Included in the series is a July 5, 1990 draft of the joint Bank/Fund report, World Bank and International Monetary Fund Progress Report on Bank-fund Collaboration.

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Records are roughly arranged chronologically.

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Records are subject to the World Bank Policy on Access to Information.

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Records are subject to the Copyright Policy of the World Bank Group.

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  • See Records of the Office of the Chief Economist -- Records of the Office of the Vice President, Development Economics and Chief Economist and Later Senior Vice President, Development Economics and Chief Economist (DECVP) -- Files Maintained Primarily by Vinod Dubey, Director, Economic Advisory Staff, that Document the Review of Policy Framework Papers (PFPs) and Records of the Office of the Chief Economist -- Records of the Office of the Vice President, Development Economics and Chief Economist and Later Senior Vice President, Development Economics and Chief Economist (DECVP) -- Files Maintained by Vinod Dubey and Enzo Grilli, Directors, Economic Advisory Staff, Related to Collaboration between the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund ("WB IBRD/IDA DEC-03-37": https://archivesholdings.worldbank.org/files-maintained-by-vinod-dubey-and-enzo-grilli-directors-economic-advisory-staff-related-to-collaboration-between-world-bank-and-international-monetary-fund) for earlier records documenting Bank/Fund collaboration.


  • Records of the Office of the Historian -- World Bank History Project -- Interviews (WB IBRD/IDA HIST-01-10) for notes of an interview with Stanley Fisher.

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Internal World Bank Group Archives rules based on ISAD(G).

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30 September 2011

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