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

October 05, 2016 | 15:00 ET, 19:00 GMT

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.

Speakers

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