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Obama World Bank

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

Patrick Sharma | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
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.

Of Jim Yong Kim, Innovation and the World Bank

Muhammad H. Zaman | Posted 05.25.2012 | Home
Muhammad H. Zaman

I want to see a World Bank that emphasizes the fundamental values of dignity, poverty alleviation and human development -- the core values that define Jim's academic and research profession.

World Bank Should Heed Obama's Statement

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

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