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The World Development Report 2019 – Q&A with Simeon Djankov, Simon Cox and Sujata Visaria

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Work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. New ways of production are adopted, markets expand, and societies evolve. But some changes provoke more attention than others, in part due to the vast uncertainty involved in making predictions about the future. HKUST IEMS hosted the launch of the 2019 World Development Report, the World Bank’s major ...

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Work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. New ways of production are adopted, markets expand, and societies evolve. But some changes provoke more attention than others, in part due to the vast uncertainty involved in making predictions about the future.



HKUST IEMS hosted the launch of the 2019 World Development Report, the World Bank’s major analytical publication, which studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today.



Watch highlights and key findings from the 2019 World Development Report by Simeon Djankov, Director of the WDR 2019 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVPktLa6BVk



Simeon Djankov
Simeon Djankov, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, was deputy prime minister and minister of finance of Bulgaria from 2009 to 2013. In this capacity, he represented his country at the Ecofin meetings of finance ministers in Brussels. Prior to his cabinet appointment, Djankov was chief economist of the finance and private sector vice presidency of the World Bank.

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