To put domestic house in order is the first priority of countries

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    On May 13, the Center for China and Globalization (CCG) was honored to host a fireside chat session featuring Sir Angus Deaton, recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Economics and Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University, and Anne Case, professor of Economics and Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University. This event was hosted by CCG President Wang Huiya along with CCG Vice President and Senior Economist David Blair.

    Issues regarding inequality and poverty have been put under the spotlight in social and political debates in today’s world. The gap between extreme wealth and poverty is widening in both developed and developing countries and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities not only within but also between countries. In this dialogue, the scholars explored the issue of inequality and its impact on society and the economy in the U.S. and the rest of the world.

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