A World Bank leader who once again comes from Wall Street or from US politics would be a heavy blow for a planet in need of creative solutions to complex development challenges. The Bank needs an accomplished professional who is ready to tackle the great challenges of sustainable development from day one.”   (Source: Project Syndicate)

The replacement of Robert Zoellick at the helm of the World Bank is an opportunity to give the US-led institution a new direction according to Jeffrey Sachs in Project Syndicate.