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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.

The Four Most Important Tasks for the World Bank's Next President

Patrick Sharma | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Patrick Sharma

The international development community is abuzz over President Obama's decision to nominate Dr. Jim Yong Kim to president of the World Bank. Yet it is striking how little attention has been paid to what, exactly, he should do over the coming years.

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.