World Bank


Beyond the Communiqués

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October 9, 2013

Brett House on why the IMF-World Bank meetings currently underway in Washington are just one way the international community collaborates on the economy.


Better Know Your World Bank Presidents

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April 25, 2012

President Obama did not nominate Jeffrey Sachs to the presidency of the World Bank. He also did not nominate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. In some ways, though, President Obama nominated a hybrid of the two most highly touted candidates. In the Korean-born Dr. Jim Yong Kim, Obama checks the development box and, at least partially, the non-American […]

Four Ways to Reinvigorate the Canadian Foreign Policy Debate

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June 20, 2011

Last fall, I participated in a workshop hosted by L’Idée Fédérale, a think tank in Montreal headed by one of our Roundtable bloggers, André Pratte.  The topic was modest – “A Bold New Vision for Canada” – and we were all tasked with presenting on an aspect of our changing federation, in my case foreign […]