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Entries by Dennis Whittle from 07/2011

Got to Admit It's Getting Better

| Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

Charles Kenny's recent book is an antidote to the pessimism many of us feel about the state of the world. Kenny shows that many indicators of wellbeing have improved rapidly even in the absence of consistent economic growth.

The World Bank as Convener First, Lender Second?

| Posted 07.27.2011 | Impact

A small innovation team from the World Bank had decided to launch the first-ever Innovation Marketplace to allow bank staffers to propose ideas for helping the bank fight poverty.