IN THE event, the controversial and closely fought contest to become president of the World Bank ended in exactly the same way as all the earlier stitch-ups: the American candidate won. Jim Yong Kim, currently head of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, will take over from Robert Zoellick in July. But the contest has raised awkward questions both about the bank and Mr Kim himself which will not be laid to rest so smoothly.
In that rarest of Washington events, a surprise choice, President Obama will nominate Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head up the World Bank. After confirming that there is, in fact, a Jim Yong Kim and this is not Larry ... Read Post
It was announced Friday morning that President Obama is nominating Jim Yong Kim, the president of Dartmouth College for three years, to head the World Bank. Ho hum, right? Wrong! The kicker? It turns out Jim Yong Kim is a rapping, d... Read Post