Essay topics 1. Analyse and critically evaluate the different types of law and development interventions carried out by international financial institutions. In your essay, also refer to at least two institutions and discuss in detail two specific law and development projects (one supported by the World Bank and one supported by the Asian Development Bank) covered during this course. 2. Critically evaluate the growth of accountability mechanisms in international financial institutions to address complaints by people adversely affected by projects supported by these institutions and refer to at least two accountability mechanisms. In your essay, also refer to two specific claims heard by the accountability mechanisms covered during this course with each specific claim heard by a different accountability mechanism. 3. “Civil society groups play an important but still largely ineffective role in influencing social policies and the decision-making processes of international financial institutions.” Discuss and critically evaluate this observation. Illustrate your answer by providing three specific examples covered during the course. Note: The term “international financial institutions” in the essay topics above means the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Development Association), Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, and International Finance Corpo​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‌‍‍​ration