COVID-19 and Rising Inequality

COVID-19 and Rising Inequality

169 169 people viewed this event.

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised global income inequality, both within and between countries, setting back progress by a decade or more. Vulnerable groups, including low-income people, youth, women, and informal workers, have faced particularly severe job and income losses. Without a forceful policy response, there is a risk that higher inequality will become entrenched. Support from the global community is essential to expedite a return to an inclusive and sustainable recovery.

Join World Bank Managing Director Mari Pangestu and a distinguished panel of experts as they discuss the latest findings on inequality from the January 2022 Global Economic Prospects report, and implications for countries and the global community.



Date And Time

2022-01-24 @ 10:00 AM to


Online event

Event Types


Event Category

Share With Friends