The U.S. nominee to the World Bank presidency is attracting criticism from those worried about the "healthization" of the development field. In Bloomberg, my colleague Arvind Subramanian is quoted: “Someone who comes to the bank has to be much more than a health economist or a health person.”
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Following Robert Zoellick’s announcement that he will step down from the World Bank presidency at the end of June, the World Bank board has called for member countries to submit nominations for his successor, with a fast-approaching deadline of March 23rd. The board has said it will then narrow the nominations to a short list of three, with the goal of naming a new president before the World Bank/IMF spring meetings in April.