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World Bank announces Jim Yong Kim resignation

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World Bank announces Jim Yong Kim resignation The World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has suddenly resigned which is nearly three years before the end of his term. He announced that he […]

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development finance / World Bank

World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer Resigns

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World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer Resigns Josh Zumbrum writing for the Wall Street Journal has reported the resignation of World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer. He resigned yesterday exactly 2 weeks […]

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Human Rights / international development association / Mining / World Bank

My Crazy Reading List of the week

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My Crazy Reading List of the week This week I’ve made a resolution to read intensively on the topics listed below. I’m going to read each and every document listed below and […]

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Economy / World Bank

World Bank Grounds Needs to Do More

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World Bank Group (WBG) Needs to Do More Taxation is the leading source of income for many developing countries around the world according to World Bank Group (WBG). In the past, we’ve […]

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World Bank

Professor Anul Muhammad Opposes Coal-Plant in Bangladesh

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Anul Muhammad is a veteran academic and activist from Bangladesh. This is not the first time that the professor is facing threats, beatings and persecution. He is a professor of economics. Below […]

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banks / Business / World Bank

Bank interest rates have been capped in Kenya. What next?

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The Banking (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was signed by President Uhuru Kenya. It will be used to cap bank lending interest rates. The banks hands will be tied in terms of how much […]

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IMF / World Bank

World Bank and IMF Meets a Worthy Challenger!

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For many years the World Bank Group and IMF have enjoyed a monopoly in global development finance. Critics have always castigated the IMF and World Bank for having loans conditionalities focusing on […]

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Sports

2020 New York Marathon postponed due to Covid-19

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The New York Marathon was scheduled to take place on 1 November, 2020 and now has been postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic outbreak. This is the largest marathon in the world and […]

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