A frozen beach on the Bering Sea coast is seen near the last stretch mushers must pass before the finish line of the Iditarod dog sled race in Nome, Alaska (REUTERS/Nathaniel Wilder).

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Is the World Bank Retreating from Protecting People Displaced by its Policies?

November 24, 2014, Michael M. Cernea and Elizabeth Ferris

While the World Bank’s safeguards policies are an important instrument to minimize and overcome the harm suffered by those displaced by development projects, Elizabeth Ferris explains the issues and inconsistencies when implementing these policies. 

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