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    The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

    John Perkins talked about his book The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, in which he shares stories about the work that economic operators do to cheat countries around the world out…

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    Combating Extreme Poverty

    Jim Yong Kim outlined World Bank initiatives to fight poverty, and ways the international community could work more effectively with the United Nations to end poverty. He reiterated his…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Jim Yong Kim

    Jim Yong Kim talked with reporters and responded to questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” hosted by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. President Kim spoke about the role of the…

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    World Bank Group News Conference

    World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim briefed reporters and responded to questions at the beginning of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group annual meeting at the IMF Building in…

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    World Bank Press Briefing

    Jim Yong Kim held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. Topics included reform efforts, global climate change, Ukraine and the…

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    International Monetary Fund Press Briefing

    Christine Lagarde held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. She addressed IMF reforms, Ukraine and the effects of sanctions against…

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    Global Economic Inequality

    Jim Yong Kim talked about World Bank’s efforts to address global economic inequality, announcing plans to end extreme poverty by 2030. He also talked about building a hydro-electric plant in Africa and…

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    World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to control…

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks

    Outgoing World Bank President Robert Zoellick talked global development during his tenure. In his remarks he cautioned against a top-down approach to international development work, and…

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    World Bank President Nomination

    President Obama announced his nominee to head the World Bank, Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim. A medical doctor and anthropologist, his former positions include former director of the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Topics included President Obama’s nomination of for Dr. Jim Yong Kim to be the next World Bank president, the second anniversary of the health care…

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    Inside the World Bank

    Uri Dadush talked about the World Bank. He discussed the role and mission of the World Bank, how it operates, and how it is able to assist countries in development. He responded to phone…

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks on the Global Economy

    Robert Zoellick spoke at a news conference ahead of the World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual meeting. He said that a double-dip recession for the world’s major economies was…

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    Sustainable Growth Outlook

    The Society for International Development, which has chapters in over sixty-five countries, hosted a forum on international, economic and political development. Among the speakers was World…

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    International Debt and Trade

    Lawrence Summers and international banking officials spoke about the global economy, debt and international trade policies. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks

    Robert Zoellick spoke to reporters at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meeting. One of the main issues being discussed was the value of national currencies,…

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    Dominique Strauss-Kahn Remarks

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn spoke to reporters at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meeting. One of the main issues being discussed was the value of national currencies,…

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    International Monetary Fund 2010 Spring Meeting

    Officials with the International Monetary Fund spoke to reporters and answered questions about the global economy. They said the global economy was improving and the worst of the recession…

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    International Monetary Fund News Conference

    Officals spoke to the press and answered questions about the results of an annual meeting of the World Bank and IMF officials to discuss measures to fight the global economic downturn. The…

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    World Bank Economic Operations

    Udi Dadush spoke about an upcomming meeting of G-7 leaders, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington to discuss the global financial crisis. He also responded to…

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