world-bank

Sat, Mar 24, 2012, 10:43am
Yesterday, I wrote about the international media's interest in Jim Yong Kim, Dartmouth College president and Obama's nominee for World Bank president. Today, I want to comment on Jeffrey Sachs' unconventionally public campaign for the World Bank presidency. Just to recap: On March 1, Jeffrey Sachs...
Fri, Mar 23, 2012, 9:50pm
The search for the next president of the World Bank would normally fall outside of Spectator’s purview. The Bank’s headquarters are located in Washington, D.C., not Morningside Heights. The department of economics probably spends a lot of time disagreeing about how effectively its loans reduce...
Fri, Mar 23, 2012, 5:15pm
President Obama’s back in news that’s relevant to Columbia. However, today’s news has got nothing to do with the sensitive subject of his travel plans for the month of May. Jeffrey Sachs, a Columbia professor and director of the Earth Institute, had made his desire to be the next leader of a famous...