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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?


DATE:  
Thursday, April 19, 2012

TIME: 
1:00 – 2:30pm ET
(1700 - 1830 GMT)

 

 


 

WEBCAST:  

 

 

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

 

Windows Media Player: mms://wbmswebcast1.worldbank.org/external-4

Adobe Flash: http://streaming7.worldbank.org/vvflash/extlive4 

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


 

DISCUSSION PARTICIPANTS:

  • 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


Contacts: 

Alejandra Viveros +1 (202) 473-4306, aviveros@worldbank.org 

Broadcast: Mehreen Sheikh +1 (202) 458-7336, msheikh1@worldbank.org




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