Speaker: Anthony Shorrocks (Global Economic Perspectives; World Institute of Development Economics Research)
Discussants: Dr Abigail McKnight (LSE) and Deborah Hardoon (Oxfam)
Chair: Prof John Hills (LSE)
Wednesday 23 Nov, 6.15-7.45pm
Drawing on Credit Suisse data, Oxfam created worldwide headlines this year with the claim that 62 people own the same as half the world. To mark the publication of the Global Wealth Report 2016, Tony Shorrocks explained the basis of Credit Suisse data and summarised the current evidence on the level, distribution and trends of household wealth in all regions and countries of the world since 2000.
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