Despite growth in the global economy, the divide between rich and poor is growing at a significantly higher rate than ever before. The middle class is beginning to disappear, becoming a phenomenon of the mid-20th century. Inequality continues to grow rapidly around the world, on national, regional and municipal levels. Should we combat inequality or is this just the natural course of development? Is inequality a catalyst for economic growth? To what extent will financial segregation continue to progress?
Head of the public fund "Center for Economic Analysis" Rakurs "
Former President of France
Former Malaysian cabinet minister, CEO of PEMANDU
Permanent Representative of World Bank in Kazakhstan
Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD
Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Director of the Department of Economics and Country Management Policy, EBRD
Group Chairman and CEO of DP World