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The Art of Getting in the Way: Five Years of the BNDES Platform
IBP Case Studies (2013)
  • Peter Spink
  • International Budget Partnership

When a coalition of civil society organizations began to pry into the finances of Brazil’s powerful national development bank, it challenged the status quo and advanced the call for a more transparent, balanced, and democratic economic policy.

The short summary and full version of this case study are available in English. The short summary case study is available in French and Spanish.


  • Case Study,
  • Transparency,
  • International Budget Partnership,
  • Aid Transparency,
  • Governance,
  • Transparency,
  • Accountability,
  • Participatory Democracy,
  • Finance,
  • Civil Society Organizations,
  • Development banks,
  • Brazil,
  • Banco Nacional De Desenvolvimento Econômico E Social,
Publication Date
June, 2013
Citation Information
Peter Spink and International Budget Partnership. "The Art of Getting in the Way: Five Years of the BNDES Platform" IBP Case Studies (2013)
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