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UNU-WIDER UNU-WIDER Presentation: What is Inclusive Growth?

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Presentation: Nordic-Baltic Multilateral Development Banks meeting, Helsinki, Finland
House of Estates, Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki, Finland
25 January 2012 - 26 January 2012
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Tony Addison and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa

The opening was chaired by Ms Anne Sipiläinen, Under Secretary of State, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland.

In the session presented by UNU-WIDER Chief Economist and Deputy Director Tony Addison and Research Fellow Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, the following questions are raised:

  • What do we mean by inclusive growth? 
    Why is growth important for development and poverty reduction? 
    What factors facilitate inclusive growth?
    The importance of redistribution and fiscal policy and what can donors do to support developing countries achieving inclusive growth? 



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