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Infographic: Shared Prosperity in Emerging Europe and Central Asia

April 10, 2014

The first decade of the new millennium saw sustained growth of the incomes of the bottom 40% in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, above average GDP growth. In some countries, however, poorer people have experienced contraction in their incomes, while in others they enjoyed yearly rates above 7%. Going forward, sustained growth of the bottom 40 percent will require structural policies that facilitate access to assets and reconcile equity and growth for all. Read more

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