Jan 15, 2014
As rich economies expand, stronger growth globally is expected.
Jan 3, 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 3, 2013
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talks about the importance of poverty, and how war zones factor into his goal to eradicate poverty.
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.
Apr 12, 2012
After five years, Robert Zoellick is about to step down as the president of the World Bank. He discusses the changing role of the organization in today's global economy.
Mar 23, 2012
The head of the World Bank has always been an American, and typically, a white male, banker, diplomat type -- but this time might be different.