Join us for the 11th South Asia Economic Policy Network Conference on Social Progress in South Asia, hosted by the Office of the Chief Economist for the South Asia Region, Poverty and Equity Practice Group of the World Bank and BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD). This two-day hybrid event brings together distinguished experts and thought leaders who will delve into the crucial topic of Inequality of Opportunity and Intergenerational Mobility in South Asia.
This event features a keynote lecture by renowned economist Raj Chetty (Professor of Economics, Harvard University), paper presentations, expert panel discussion and a presentation on the main findings of the World Bank’s South Asia Economic Focus Spring 2023.
With very low social mobility and high inequality of opportunity in countries in South Asia, this conference aims to address the persistent disparities that pose a significant threat to the achievement of development goals and the eradication of poverty in the region. Be a part of this important conversation and register now.