Jim Yong Kim


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After years of disappointing global growth, we are encouraged to see stronger economic prospects on the horizon. Now is the time to take advantage of this momentum and increase investments in infrastructure and people.
Jan 10 2017
Jim Yong Kim has been quoted 19 times. The two most recent articles where Jim Yong Kim has been quoted are Disaster loss estimates ignore higher cost to poor - World Bank and Paris climate pact enters into force, focus shifts to action. Most recently, Jim Yong Kim was quoted as having said, “Building resilience to disasters not only makes economic sense, it is a moral imperative.”.
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India's plans to virtually triple the share of renewable energy by 2030 will both transform the country's energy supply and have far-reaching global implications in the fight against climate change.

To achieve universal access to clean, affordable energy we need to unlock hundreds of billions of dollars in finance. This can only happen if we take a truly innovative approach to building public-private partnerships and mobilizing investment.

The Brexit is for the British voters, and we leave it to the British voters to decide. Given our projections of lower growth this year – that is not going to do well with more uncertainty.

If prices in poor countries are lower, their currencies are stronger in purchasing power terms: the Kenyan shilling or the Indian rupee buy more (in their respective countries) than we used to think, relative to what one dollar buys in the United States.

I call on countries across Asia to offer trained health workers now to help stop Ebola at its source.

This money will go on very basic support, for medical supplies, medical staff and also the people who are facing economic hardship as a result of this epidemic.

We remain in a period of uncertainty. This year we're seeing slow growth in the US, Europe and Japan. But we must also note that this is the first time in several years that all three are moving in a positive direction.

Despite, promising and sometimes even courageous measures taken in Europe, their issues remain in the Eurozone and of course we still have fiscal policy issues in the United States. The risks from this situation are substantial, especially for developing countries that have remained remarkably resilient thus far.

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