Jim Yong Kim

  • April 18, 2013  

    The World Bank wants to end extreme global poverty by the year 2030. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the push as the bank began its annual spring meeting along with the International Monetary Fund. Jeffrey Brown interviews Kim about what can be done to alleviate some of the economic suffering around the world. Continue reading

  • March 23, 2012  

    In other news Friday, President Obama said the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager in Florida who was killed last month by a neighborhood watch volunteer, was a tragedy that struck a chord with him personally. Also, Mr. Obama unveiled his nominee to head the World Bank, Dartmouth College president Jim Yong Kim. Continue reading