“The World Bank Scandal Is a Bad Sign for the Future of Globalization”
In Quartz's “The World Bank Scandal Is a Bad Sign for the Future of Globalization” Senior Fellow Paul Romer is referenced:
Investigators found that Bank officials pushed the team developing the index to manipulate it in several cases, most notably to improve China’s place in the ranking. The news, while disappointing, is not surprising. In 2018, then-World Bank chief economist Paul Romer apologized publicly to Chile after discovering the same index had been manipulated by an official at the Bank.