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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.

Dr. Kim Comes to the World Bank

Moisés Naím | Posted 06.03.2012 | World
Moisés Naím

Banks must be managed properly. We know what happens when they are not. The United States has put its best foot forward by nominating the impressive Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president.