Is inclusive growth an oxymoron?

Article by: Pinelopi Goldberg – Chief Economist, World Bank Group

 

After participating in two events on inequality at the Spring Meetings1140x900_inclusive_growth_image01Making Growth Work for the Poor and Income Inequality Matters: How to Ensure Economic Growth Benefits the Many and Not the Few, I received a surprising number of emails asking whether my remarks on the importance of addressing rising inequality meant I had abandoned growth as the main priority for developing countries. One thing I certainly took away from this correspondence: Inequality is too complex a phenomenon to address in a brief session at the Spring Meetings.

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