Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press
"Interview with the World Bank's New Chief Economist." The World Bank Group, DevMedia Center, 12November 2003.
Francois Bourguignon is the new World Bank Chief Economist and Vice Presidentof Development Economics. Posted on the World Bank media website is aninterview with Bourguignon, along with a sidebar that notes he started histraining as a mathematician who has degrees in statistics (from Ecole Nationalede la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique) and applied mathematics(from the Université de Paris).
--- Annette Emerson