James I Davison
(Note: James left the World Bank in February 2010)
James' primary responsibilities on this blog lied in coordinating and producing content for it. He also helped manage the East Asia and Pacific region's Web sites for the World Bank.
James grew up in Iowa, in America’s heartland, and earned a journalism degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He started his professional career as a newspaper reporter, but quickly moved into the rapidly changing world of online journalism, working as Web editor for the Charleston Gazette in West Virginia. In 2008 he left the hills of the Mountain State for a new life Washington. He loves to travel when he can, enjoys playing tennis and rocks the mic at any karaoke night he can get to.
- Web videos for a cause: using films to raise awareness, donations
- New web and mobile connectivity report: China, the Philippines lead region in IT jobs
- Can anyone be a changemaker? Website attempts to connect social problem solvers
- Video: Getting commuters onto bikes in the Philippines
- As prices fall internationally, developing countries still face high food costs
- Using social media to do good
- 10 (+1) tips for finding a job in development
- Watch how the world has changed through animated bubbles
- Making the world a better place, one web search at a time
- API allows new ways to access World Bank data
- Live online chat with World Bank economists on April 16
- East Asian and Pacific countries look to China for possible recovery, says World Bank report
- Remittances to East Asia & Pacific expected to fall by 4 to 7.4 percent in 2009
- Q&A with World Bank President Robert Zoellick on March 31
- Your questions on China's economy answered - see the transcript
- Bicycle-sharing programs starting to appear in Asian cities
- Chat live with China experts David Dollar and Louis Kuijs on March 26
- How to flip-flop a trash nuisance into useful art
- Collaborative climate change website targets both experts, average folks
- Wen Jiabao reaches out to China's online community in first live chat
- Comparing the fuel efficiency of planes, trains, automobiles – and cheeseburgers?
- An up-close look at rebuilding after disaster
- From space and on the ground, better air quality observed in Beijing
- Changing the world (map), one dataset at a time
- Is 'brain drain' a thing of the past?