Transcript of oral history interview with Alexander Stevenson held on August 10, 1961

In August 1961, Alexander Stevenson was interviewed on behalf of the World Bank Group Archives oral history program by Robert Oliver. During his tenure at the Bank from 1947 to 1982, Mr. Stevenson worked in the following areas: in the Europe, Africa, and Australia department of operations as a loan officer (1952-1959); in the South Asia and Middle East department of operations as a deputy director (1959-1965); in the South Asia department as a director (1965-1966); in the economics department as a deputy director (1967-1973); in the development economics department as director (1973-1974); in the office of the vice president as special advisor for development policy (1973-1974); as the Economic Development Institute (EDI) as a coordinator of overseas programs (1974-1980) and as a deputy director (1980-1982). In the economics department he conducted various studies of trade patterns and their likely effect on creditworthiness. His transcript concerns his work experience prior to the World Bank, policy issues in the loan department or the economics department, the concept of creditworthiness, and the World Bank's issues with the United States Government with making loans.

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English
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30pp
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1 of 1
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The transcript of this interview is public.
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Thursday, August 10, 1961
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Transcript of oral history interview with Alexander Stevenson held on August 10, 1961
Interviewer: 
Robert W. Oliver