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 World Bank just chose U.S. nominee Jim Yong Kim to be its next President, according to a Bloomberg headline. Kim was widely expected to receive the official nod as the Bank has always supported U.S. nominations. The current Pres... Read Post
President Obama on Friday nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim, a physician and anthropologist by training, to succeed Robert Zoellick as the next president of the World Bank. Read Post
(WASHINGTON) — Senior administration officials say President Barack Obama is nominating Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank. It’s a surprise choice for the World Bank’s top job. A physician by training, K... Read Post