Sep 4, 2014 We've been stuck at around a 1 percent increase for the past few years, but the context has changed.
Jan 15, 2014 As rich economies expand, stronger growth globally is expected.
Jan 7, 2014 Three quarters of the world's poor live in middle-income countries.
Oct 10, 2013 Shutdown. Looming default. Change at the Federal Reserve. These are anxious times as global financial leaders gather in Washington.
Oct 4, 2013 World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talks about the importance of poverty, and how war zones factor into his goal to eradicate poverty.
Aug 29, 2012 The mayor of Port Orange, Fla., has been a cheerleader for growth, but now has second thoughts.
Jul 27, 2012 Four times a year, the U.S. Department of Commerce serves up the big number that tells us how much we are producing as a country. U.S. second quarter GDP grew more than economists had expected. That doesn't make it good.
Jun 14, 2012 The World Bank's outgoing president, Robert Zoellick, says that four years after eurozone debt became a problem, the world is entering a new and more precarious phase of the crisis. Listen to our full interview with him here.
Apr 17, 2012 The World Bank is getting a new president. Jim Yong Kim, who's currently the head of Dartmouth College, will be taking over the Washington-based global lending institution beginning this summer.
Apr 16, 2012 Today the World Bank's directors are picking a new new president. The U.S. has nominated one candidate, and historically the American choice gets the job. But for the first time, there's another contender -- from the developing world.