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Conflict 'one of the greatest drags on global growth' says World Bank President

Risk seems to be one of the bywords of 2015 and uncertainty over the economic outlook is prevailing.

  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim is the 12th president of the World Bank Group
  • He was appointed to the post in 2012
  • He is a physician and anthropologist
  • Born in 1959 in Seoul, South Korea
  • Dr. Kim moved with his family to the United States at the age of five

Euronews’ Isabelle Kumar took the global economic pulse at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. There, she discussed the year ahead with the President of the World Bank, Dr Jim Yong Kim.

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