Oxfam’s annual inequality report finds that extreme polarisation – the ownership of global assets by a tiny minority of the world’s population – has increased.
Socrates, a Pig and Progressive Taxation: A Mirrleesian Morality Tale
Socrates and a pig walk into a bar. Socrates orders a fine bottle of claret and argues for hours with the bartender about Romantic poetry.
Tackling Youth Unemployment in Arusha: From Knowledge to Action
One of the consistent battles I face as a researcher is the feeling of uselessness I experience in each and every interview I conduct.
SDGs to the Rescue in Post-2015 Development?
As IDS director Melissa Leach delivered her inspiring, wide-ranging and thought-provoking talk – Equality, sustainability, security: Towards transformations in a global development era – to start our inaugural Global Development seminar series, I pondered the role of superheroes and development solutions.
Book Review: The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty
The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty will be a classic book for the era of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards 2030.
Cities and Citizens: Game Changers for Inclusive Development
World Bank hosted a flagship seminar on Cities and Citizens: Game Changers for Inclusive Development at the annual meeting.
MDGs, the Twin Goals and Inclusive Growth
World Bank Chief Economist, Kaushik Basu led four distinguished panelists to discuss Global Monitoring Report 2014: MDGs, the Twin Goals and Inclusive Growth.
Building Shared Prosperity
Jim Yong Kim and Kaushik Basu talk about their vision to promote shared prosperity in relation to shocks, risks and governance.
What IMF Concerns for the Global Economy
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, addressed at the plenary session of the 2014 annual meeting what IMF concerns for the global economy.
We Aim to Reduce Global Inequality
International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group will host the 2014 annual meeting in Washington D.C. on October 10 to 12.