Workshop on Inclusive Growth and Poverty in Asia

OPHI took part in a workshop on ‘Inclusive Growth and Poverty in Asia’ in Washington DC, USA, from 3-4 December.

The workshop was held jointly with the Institute for International Economic Policy, George Washington University, and the Asian Development Bank. Participants included Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Colombia University; James Foster, OPHI Research Associate and Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; and Guanghua Wan, Principal Economist at the Asian Development Bank.

OPHI staff including Sabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche, Paola Ballon, Mauricio Apablaza and John Hammock presented at the workshop, on topics including ‘Poverty Dynamics and Inclusive Growth in India’, ‘Chronic and transient multidimensional poverty in Indonesia’ and ‘Reducing multidimensional poverty: Inter-temporal analysis in twenty countries’.