Developing Asia: Will China’s infrastructure bank work? Kenneth Rogoff, May 2015, Paper. “With China set to lead a new $50 billion international financial institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), most of the debate has centered on the United States’ futile efforts to discourage other advanced economies from joining. Far too little attention has been devoted to understanding why multilateral development lending has so often failed, and what might be done to make it work better. Multilateral development institutions have probably had their most consistent success when they serve as ‘knowledge’ banks, helping to share experience…” Link