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Inclusive Economies in an Age of Recession

Experts consider whether overlapping global crises, inflation, and slowing growth will bolster or derail efforts to build more inclusive economies.
Indermit Gill
Mariana Mazzucato
Dambisa Moyo
Gillian Tett
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While much of the world has focused on an inclusive economic recovery, fears are growing that the recovery will stall amid the war in Ukraine, persistent inflation, and increasingly aggressive efforts by central banks to tame it. With rising inequality affecting more than two-thirds of the globe, what can be done to avert a global economic crisis? How will this test the resolve of governments to build an inclusive future?     

About the Speakers
Chief Economist of the World Bank Group and Senior Vice President for Development Economics
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Indermit Gill has a broad combination of leadership, expertise, and practical experience working with governments on macroeconomic imbalances, growth, poverty, institutions, conflict, and climate change. Between 2016 and 2021, he was a professor of public policy at Duke University and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Global Economy and Development program.
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Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, University College, London
Mariana Mazzucato is also the founder and director of UCL's Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. She advises policymakers around the world on innovation-led inclusive and sustainable growth. She currently serves as Chair of the World Health Organization’s Economic Council on Health for All and is a member of the South African President’s Economic Advisory Council, among other organizations.
Co-Principal of Versaca Investments, Global Economist, Author, and Board Member
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At Versaca Investments, Dambisa Moyo is focused on growth investing globally. She serves on a number of global corporate boards including 3M Corporation and Conde Nast, as well as the Oxford University Endowment Investment Committee. She's the author of four New York Times bestselling books on the macroeconomy and geopolitics, including "How Boards Work-And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World.”
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Chair of the Editorial Board and Editor-at-Large, US, Financial Times
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Gillian Tett is chair of the editorial board and editor-at-large, US of the Financial Times. She writes weekly columns covering a range of economic, financial, political, and social issues. In 2014 she was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards. In addition, Tett’s past roles include US managing editor, assistant editor, and capital markets editor.
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