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Jürgen Zattler

World Bank

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in 2023. He is director-general at Germany’s Federal Ministry for economic cooperation and development (BMZ) and previously served as Germany’s executive director at the World Bank.

All articles of Jürgen Zattler

Multilateral institution

What the World Bank must do better

Leading German government official demands reforms at multilateral development bank

Development strategy

Multiple adjustment needs

The World Bank's mission is about more than crisis management

Fighting poverty

Successful debt relief

Lessons learned concerning multilateral debt relief

International financial institutions

More efficient multilateralism

IMF and Worldbank must heed lessons of past decades

Development policy

Combatting inequality

Major inequalities in society are a potential cause of social conflict and economic under-performance

Global challenges

Pay attention to co-benefits

Co-benefits – development efforts can reduce poverty and secure global public goods at the same time

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