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WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis on Wednesday.
*Statement comes before Ban summit in New York on Sept. 23. Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon in New York, the World Bank and other banks said they had delivered $75 billion in financing since they started joint tracking of funds in 2011..
Kaushik Basu, Senior VP & Chief Economist at World Bank, says it lowered its global growth forecast due to geopolitical tensions. He later explains why U.S. engagement in Iraq is necessary.
It is natural to feel angry at Vladimir Putin’s aggression and deceptions in Ukraine, but anger is not a strategy, says Harvard Professor Joseph Nye.
It is wrong to call the Export-Import Bank a subsidy for US business, says the chief economist for the National Association of Manufacturers.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. and African companies and the World Bank on Tuesday pledged more than $17 billion in investments in construction, energy and information technology projects in Africa to showcase U.S. economic interest in the fast-growing region.
The Export-Import Bank makes America more competitive and deserves bipartisan support, say Robert Wolf and Kevin Varney of 32 Advisors.
Our biggest fear has been that the Fed would be unwilling to remove support until it’s too late. We are well past that point, says Michael Farr.
Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, explains how the new bank differs from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
When do we get off this treadmill, where central banks believe it's their job to not only provide stability but also boost asset prices?
Downward revisions to GDP, a slowdown in home-price increases — what kind of message is this sending to the Fed?
Luis Costa, emerging market strategist at Citi, says that growth in the second half of 2014 will come from the developed world rather than from emerging markets.
Karlis Smits, Senior Economist at the World Bank, says a resilient labor market and improving global economic conditions will support China in achieving its 7.5 percent growth target.
The success of the new Ukraine would constitute an existential threat to Putin's rule in Russia.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director, World Bank, says Thai leaders need to consider the economic consequences caused by the political crisis.
Bert Hofman, Chief Economist, East Asia & Pacific at the World Bank, outlines the organization's growth prospects for the year ahead.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, COO & Managing Director at the World Bank, says China's attempt to shift its economic model will require many policy adjustments.
It's a long play, but emerging markets promise significant growth for the health-care industry, said Abbott CFO Thomas Freyman.
Regular Ukrainians traveling to view President Viktor Yanukovych's property are stunned by its opulence.
Bertrand Badre, Managing Director & CFO at the World Bank, says the G-20's communiqué on fostering global growth is "fantastic" and a "great paradigm shift".