Building Shared Prosperity in an Unequal World
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. ET (14:00 – 15:00 GMT or convert time)
More than 1 billion people still live in poverty and the gap between ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ is growing in many developing nations. Join Chinese talk show host Yang Lan for a conversation on the issue with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu. The live-streamed session will explore why promoting shared prosperity matters and how inequality hinders opportunities for poor people in developing countries.