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World Bank Taps Obama Nominee As New Leader

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 06.16.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Jim Yong Kim, an American who is president of Dartmouth College, has been chosen to be the next president of the World Bank. His se...

Jim Yong Kim for the World Bank

Simon Johnson | Posted 06.15.2012 | World
Simon Johnson

The reaction to Jim Yong Kim's nomination from development economists and people experienced in the business of lending to poor countries has been overwhelmingly negative. They are making a big mistake. Mr. Kim would make an excellent World Bank president.

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.

World Bank Nominee: Obsession With Corporate Profits 'Worsened The Lives Of Millions'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

The man likely to become the next president of the World Bank thinks the global economy's obsessive emphasis on growth, something the World Bank itsel...

World Bank Should Heed Obama's Statement

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 05.24.2012 | World
Mohamed A. El-Erian

On Friday, President Obama took two important steps with respect to the world's premier development agency.

WATCH: Obama's World Bank Nominee Can Spit Fire

Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

The World Bank may have at least 99 problems, but its leader's ability to spit rhymes will not be one. Jim Yong Kim, the man President Obama has t...

5 Things To Know About Obama's World Bank Nominee

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is set to nominate Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank, senior administration offi...