Australian Institute of International Affairs

Electing the World's Banker: What does Dr Jim Kim's resignation mean for the World Bank? by University Bridge

Can the United States be stared down? No. The reason why it is likely for a US candidate to be president is that the United States has informal influence within the Bank as well as formal voting power (controlling 16.88 percent of the vote in the Bank, which gives it the power to veto decisions that require a super-majority to pass).

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