Discusses simultaneous requests from each of the major multilateral development banks (MDBs) to increase their capital bases to fund continued expansion of their development lending programs. Examines issues for Congress related to comparative effectiveness of bilateral and multilateral aid, scope of MDB activity, role of emerging economic powers, U.S. bidding on MDB-funded contracts, and anti-corruption policies. Summarizes related legislative action. Includes tables and graphs.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division. Multilateral Development Banks