Inequality in India: what's the real story?
In India, the richest 1% own more than half of the country’s wealth. Why is this and how does it compare with the rest of the world?
1977, BA in Economics, and 1979, MA in Economics, Delhi Univ.; 1985, PhD in Economics, Univ. of Virginia. Former: Research Economist, Impact Research Center, Univ. of Melbourne; various positions with the World Bank, incl.: in Washington DC, responsible for development issues in Indonesia and East Africa; Lead Economist, Poverty and Social Development Issues, Vietnam programme; Country Manager, Cambodia, in charge of developing and implementing strategy and programme in Cambodia. Since 2008, Chief Executive Officer, Oxfam India. Member of the Board, Youth Star in Cambodia, a Cambodian NGO whose mission is to build a just and peaceful nation by promoting and supporting citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship among young Cambodians.