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Robert Zoellick to head World Bank after Paul Wolfowitz

President Bush named Robert Zoellick as the new head to the World Bank, replacing Wolfowitz after June 30th.

Robert Zoellick to head World Bank after Paul WolfowitzWhen Wolfowitz decided to resign from the post of president of the World Bank, after the scandal with his girlfriend, the online oddsmaker Bodog Sports came out with odds on the new director of the World Bank. Zoelick was the favorite, along with Stanley Fischer, with odds to get the job of only 3/1. Underdogs in the race were  Henry Paulson with odds 11/2 and Paul Volcker with 7/1.

The odds on whether the new World Bank leader will be U.S. citizen were even. Bono had odds of employment at the World Bank of 50/1.

Robert Zoellick's nomination must be approved by the World Bank board of executive directors.

Congratulations to all the winners.


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