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Open Dialogue on Inequality in the 21st Century: Rethinking inequality and what to do about it
29 Mar 2019 -  Inequality is a defining challenge of our time. But what does it really look like? Do we have the right measures of inequality? How is it changing? And what might this mean for societies worldwide for the rest of the 21st Century?
The 2019 Human Development Report, to be released towards the end of this year, will delve into these issues and beyond by focusing on understanding the dimensions of inequality most important to people’s well-being and the forces at play.
In the lead up to the report, the Human Development Report Office at the United Nations Development Programme invites you to an Open Dialogue with leading global experts to discuss the issue of inequality.
Conversation convened by:
Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
Paul Krugman, Distinguished Professor of Economics at CUNY Graduate Center; Senior Scholar, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality
Panelists
Mario Cimoli, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Lucas Chancel, Co-Director, World Inequality Lab
Janet Gornick, Director, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality at CUNY Graduate Center; Director, United States Office of LIS
Nora Lustig, Director, Commitment to Equity Institute at Tulane University
Kunal Sen, Director, UNU-WIDER