Presidential fellow at City University of New York. He was lead economist in World Bank Research Department (1991-2013); College Park professor, University of Maryland (2007-2013); long-term visiting professor at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University (1997-2007) and senior associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington (2003-2005). He is the author of numerous articles on methodology and empirics of global income distribution and effects of globalization. His most recent book The Haves and the Have-nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality, was published in December 2010, translated in seven languages, and selected by The Globalist as 2011 Book of the Year.
At the Conference:
B. Milanovic will present the recent findings regarding the evolution of global inequality between 1988 and 2008, with a particular emphasis on the “winners” and “losers” of globalization, and the changing shape of the global income distribution (emergence of a global “median” class).