8:30—11:45 AM
Inter-American Dialogue

Inequality in Latin America: Breaking with History

CGD and the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion of Latin America’s long heritage of inequality, considering the paths and policies that may lead to fairer societies with better economies across the continent. Guillermo Perry, World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America, and Mike Walton, World Bank Regional Adviser for Poverty Reduction and Human Development, presented the findings and recommendations of their latest study, “Inequality in Latin America: Breaking with History?” Panelists included: David de Ferranti, World Bank Albert Fishlow, Columbia University Eduardo Lora, Inter-American Development Bank Guillermo Perry, World Bank Mike Walton, World Bank John Williamson, Institute for International Economics
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