In Focus: Growth and Inequality

In Focus: Growth and Inequality

Interview with Professor Finn Tarp, Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research.

Date: November 29, 2017

Guest: Professor Finn Tarp

In this episode of In Focus, we tackle the issue of growing inequality in Africa amidst impressive economic growth rates with Prof. Finn Tarp, Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research.

Professor Finn Tarp

Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research

Professor Tarp has some 35 years of experience in academic and applied development economics research and teaching. His field experience covers some 20 years of work in more than 35 countries across Africa and the developing world more generally, including longer-term assignments in Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Vietnam. Professor Tarp is a leading international expert on issues of development strategy and foreign aid, with an interest in poverty, income distribution and growth, micro- and macroeconomic policy and modeling, agricultural sector policy and planning, household and enterprise development, and economic adjustment and reform.

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