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Building Shared Prosperity in an Unequal World

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.

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Chairperson, Sun Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation

Professor of Economics and the C. Marks Professor of International Studies, Cornell University &...

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

Former President, World Bank Group

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