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Jim Kim: Shared Prosperity Key to Tackling Inequality

October 1, 2014

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim called for economic growth that creates more just societies, and he defined the institution’s goal of boosting shared prosperity as the World Bank Group’s way of tackling the global challenge of inequality. Speaking at Howard University in Washington DC on the eve of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings, Kim said for the first time in history the Bank has set a goal to reduce global inequality.