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 and a pig walk into a bar. Socrates orders a fine bottle of claret and argues for hours with the bartender about Romantic poetry.
One of the consistent battles I face as a researcher is the feeling of uselessness I experience in each and every interview I conduct.
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.
The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty will be a classic book for the era of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards 2030.
World Bank hosted a flagship seminar on Cities and Citizens: Game Changers for Inclusive Development at the annual meeting.
World Bank Chief Economist, Kaushik Basu led four distinguished panelists to discuss Global Monitoring Report 2014: MDGs, the Twin Goals and Inclusive Growth.
Jim Yong Kim and Kaushik Basu talk about their vision to promote shared prosperity in relation to shocks, risks and governance.
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.
International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group will host the 2014 annual meeting in Washington D.C. on October 10 to 12.