Articles by James D. Wolfensohn



How to Build a More Equitable World

The notion of a divide between the rich North and the poor South has long been a central concept among economists and policymakers. From 1950 to 1980, the North accounted for almost 80 percent of global gross domestic product but only 22 percent of its population.

How to Build a More Equitable World

The notion of a divide between the rich North and the poor South has long been a central concept among economists and policymakers. From 1950 to 1980, the North accounted for almost 80 percent of global gross domestic product but only 22 percent of its population.

Time to Lead by Example

Developing countries are working hard to become more competitive and are eager to enter the international market place given a fair chance to do so.