Achieving Inclusive Economic Growth

bending_the_arc.jpgThis year's symposium will focus on the new economics of poverty, its implications for equity, and how economic development practice has to change in response – to achieve Inclusive Growth.  Inclusive Growth calls on us to make the economy work for everyone, moving people into the economic mainstream, both to prevent poverty and because long term, sustainable growth requires inclusion. 

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November 14, 2015 at 6pm - 9pm
Saint James Commons
65 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
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