Commission on Growth and Development Report
,b>John Pender, who has published articles on World Bank development policy, introduced the Commission on Growth and Development Report
In August 2008 the Commission on Growth and Development will release its final report. The Commission headed by the Nobel Laureate Michael Spence attempts to draw lessons for development from looking at the experience of the 13 most successful developing economies in the post war period. Some have said that the report finally puts the Washington Consensus to bed, that the state is back on the agenda, and that one size fits all solutions are out. What insights does the report offer, and what are its limitations?