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Panel Discussion on An Economy for the One Percent.

January 16, 2017

Panel Discussion on An Economy for the One Percent
organized by
Bangalore International Centre (A TERI Initiative)

Panelists: Nisha Agrawal, Gita Sen and Arjun Jayadev
Chair and Moderator: Narendar Pani

panel-discussion-on-an-economy-for-the-one-percent-organized-by-bangalore-international-centre-a-teri-initiativeAbout the topic
Inequality in our society has existed all the time. It has become more pronounced during the last few decades with the evolution of an elitist group of billionaires and a growing group of millionaires, aspiring to grow further. An erudite and knowledgeable panel examines the various facets and nuances of inequality against the backdrop of growing frustration and anger among our many-layered sections of the society.

About Nisha Agrawal
Nisha has been working on poverty, inequality and development issues for more than three decades. She has been the CEO of Oxfam India since its inception in March 2008. Prior to that she has worked with the World Bank on development issues for 18 years.

 

About Gita Sen
Gita Sen is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity and Social Determinants of Health at the Public Health Foundation of India, and is Adjunct Professor of global health and population at the Harvard School of Public Health. Until October 2013, she was professor of public policy at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore

About Arjun Jayadev
Arjun is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Boston and an adjunct faculty at Azim Premji University in Bangalore, India. He is also closely involved with the Institute for New Economic Thinking. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

About Narendar Pani
Prof. Narendar Pani heads the NIAS-UNDP Policy Research Initiative on Inequality and Human Development at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru.

Panel Discussion on Thursday | 19th January 2017 | 6:30 PM

Venue:
Auditorium,
Bangalore International Centre
TERI Complex,
4th Main, 2nd Cross,
Domlur II Stage,
Bangalore – 560 071.

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