The global economy is gaining momentum, but risks remain tilted to the downside. Further improvements in the global outlook will require policies that foster inclusive and sustainable growth, address financial vulnerabilities, and create jobs and economic opportunities for all.
The global economic recovery is gaining momentum, commodity prices have firmed up, and deflation risks are receding. While the outlook is improving, growth is still modest and subject to heightened political and policy uncertainties.
Nutrition is a key driver of development, serving as a foundation for healthy individuals and societies.
The Managing Director's latest policy agenda emphasizes measures to raise growth, enhance resilience, and make the global economy more inclusive.
Jim Yong Kim address to the press on Thursday during the World Bank Group Opening Press Conference at the 2017 WBG/IMF Spring Meetings.
Innovation shapes our work, private life, and social networks. What drives or hinders innovation? How can technological progress be used in advanced and emerging market economies to foster inclusive growth? Christine Lagarde and Walter Isaacson addressed these and other questions at the first seminar of the Spring Meetings.
World Bank Group
International Monetary Fund
April 21-23, 2017