The Worlds Banker
Mr. Mallaby talked about his book The Worlds Banker: A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, and The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, published by Penguin Books. He spoke about the tenure of James Wolfensohn as the president of the World Bank. Mr. Mallaby spoke with the Wall Street Journal's David Wessel to discuss the reality of global development and the current challenges facing the World Bank, including the AIDS epidemic and global terrorism. He responded to audience questions. close
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Sebastian Mallaby Columnist Washington Post
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