Jim Yong Kim, Jose Antonio Ocampo and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be considered for president of the World Bank, the institution’s board of executive directors said in a statement today.
Kim, the Dartmouth College president, is the U.S. candidate announced today by President Barack Obama. Ocampo is a Colombian national and a professor at Columbia University in New York. Okonjo-Iweala is Nigeria’s finance minister and coordinating minister of the economy.
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