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Inequality: A Threat to Economic and Social Development?

Location:   Washington, DC
Begins:   Apr 19, 2012 13:00
Ends:   Apr 19, 2012 14:30


Inequality has emerged as a major concern in both developing and developed countries. What aspects of inequality should policy makers worry about and target? What actions are needed to level the playing field?

Thursday, April 19, 2012

1:00 – 2:30pm ET
(1700 - 1830 GMT)







Video: The event will be webcast live at the following links (clicking either link will launch the corresponding player software):


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Twitter: The event will be live-tweeted at @WBPoverty. Use hash tag #wbineq to post a question for the panel.



  • Kaushik Basu, Chief Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, India
  • Andrea Brandolini, Director, Department for Structural Economic Analysis, Bank of Italy
  • Ricardo Paes de Barros, Under-Secretary for Strategic Actions, Presidency of Brazil
  • Otaviano Canuto, Vice-President, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) Network, World Bank


Alejandra Viveros +1 (202) 473-4306, 

Broadcast: Mehreen Sheikh +1 (202) 458-7336,

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