G-24 Special Workshop on Growth and Reducing Inequality

Agenda

Session 1: 

Economic Growth and the Pursuit of Inequality Reduction in Africa

Growth and Inequality-Trends and Policy Approachesmic Growth

Poverty reduction and shared prosperity: Findings and policy approaches

Growth, poverty reduction, and inequality in developing Asia

Structural transformation, growth and jobs in developing countries

 

Session 2 Part 1:

TECHNOLOGY, PRODUCTIVITY AND WORK: IMPLICATIONS FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH

Trade and Technology: Recent Developments and Distributional Effects in Developing Countries

Gottschalk – Catching up and structural transformation What does it take in today’s world

Trade, technology and jobs

Harnessing Technology for More & Better Jobs: Opportunities & Risks

 

Session 2 Part 2:

Trade, informality and employment in a low-income country: The case of Vietnam

Exporting, importing and jobs Evidence from Africa

Inclusive Growth through SME Competitiveness

Labor share of income in Asia: findings, drivers, and policy implications

 

Session 3:

Financial globalization, monetary policy and inequality

Financialization, inequality and fiscal tightening: not so ambiguous in the data

Monetary and Exchange Rate policies for Economic Development

Monetary and macroprudential policy and inequality

National development banks and inclusive growth

HOW DOES FINANCIAL INCLUSION AFFECT ECONOMIC GROWTH, POVERTY AND INCOME INEQUALITY?

 

Session 4:

Tax changes and inequality in Latin America over the last decades

The Distributional Effects of Government Spending Shocks on Inequality

Tobacco Taxation for Health and Development

Raising tax revenues without harming equity and employment

 

Special Session:

IMF’s policy and operational work on inequality