ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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World Bank s Structural Adjustment Lending-Conflicting Objectives

With the introduction of Structural Adjustment Loans the World Bank took over a new role, that of policy- based programme lending. In addition, to address sector-specific issues, the Bank introduced sector adjustment loans. An attempt has been made in this paper to identify and analyse the basic issues relating to the Bank's adjustment lending and to highlight some of the conflicting objectives of such lending.

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