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Building Shared Prosperity in an Unequal World

October 08, 2014 | 14:00 ET, 18:00 GMT

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.

Speakers

Chairperson, Sun Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation

Professor of Economics and the C. Marks Professor of International Studies, Cornell University & former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

President, World Bank Group