Shaping the Global Development Agenda: A Conversation between Jim Kim and Chief Economist Paul Romer

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Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 15:00 - 16:00 GMT/ 11:00 am - 12 pm ET or convert time
Location: Preston Auditorium, WBG Headquarters, Washington DC

Join a one-on-one conversation with WBG President Jim Kim and the Bank’s new Chief Economist Paul Romer. They will discuss challenges in global development and the links between economic growth, poverty, and inequality. The President and Chief Economist will also describe the value of research and data in devising smart, effective development policy and programs. This session will provide insights into current global challenges and the WBG’s role in tackling them.

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President, World Bank Group
Chief Economist, World Bank