WASHINGTON, September 25, 2012 – Media colleagues are invited to an embargoed briefing on the Bank's World Development Report 2013: Jobs. Kaushik Basu, the World Bank’s new Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics, will open the event with brief remarks and Martin Rama, WDR Director, will summarize the report’s main findings.
The WDR 2013, which is embargoed until October 1, 7 p.m. EDT (or 11 pm GMT) examines in-depth the transformational role of jobs in advancing development. The report includes jobs data and analysis covering the developing world and it argues that jobs that are good for development can raise living standards, improve productivity, and contribute to social cohesion.World Bank J-Building, 701 18th St, NW Washington DC
|DATE:||Monday, October 1, 2012|
|PLACE:||Room J 1-050|
|World Bank J-Building, 701 18th St, NW Washington DC|
|SPEAKERS:||Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics|
|Martin Rama, WDR Director|
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