Budget cuts also hit World Bank anti-corruption efforts

The total number of integrity investigations opened by the World Bank fell by more than half last year. This suggests that anti-corruption efforts at the institution have started to feel the pinch of budget cuts related to President Jim Kim's ambitious internal reform process at the bank.

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  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.

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