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Three Reasons Why the World Needs Dr. Jim Kim at the World Bank

Joanne Carter | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Joanne Carter

If Dr. Kim is selected as president of the World Bank, it would be the first time the professional experience of its leader matched its stated mission. His commitment to working with the very poor will help ensure the Bank focuses on its core mission.

Economic Growth Isn't Totally Awful

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

In a subtle rejoinder to his critics, the U.S. nominee for president of the World Bank says that economic growth can help alleviate poverty. "Econo...

New World Bank President Nominee: Non-Economic Paradigm Shift?

Scott White | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Scott White

President Obama's nomination of Dr. Jim Yong Kim is receiving immediate reaction in the global media as an inspired and surprising choice. It is indeed both.

Yay! Summers Not Nominated

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

That collective sigh you hear is mass relief that Larry Summers will not be the next World Bank president. In fact, the actual U.S. nominee, Dartmo...