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.
Last week, we learned President Obama had nominated Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank. However, Kim, the rapping space man president of Dartmouth College, is not without controversy. At issue is a book titled Dying For Growth: Glo... Read Post
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
(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