Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

OECD High Level Group on Inequality publishes results from first meeting

May 8th, 2014

The High Level Expert Group on Measuring Economic and Social Progress of the OECD met in Paris on January 16th and 17th, 2014. Nora Lustig, Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics and Senior Research Fellow at CIPR, is a part of the High Level Expert Group, in the subsection for inequality, led by Thomas Piketty, the director of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) and professor at the Paris School of Economics. The Group has released it’s first publication with the main conclusions from the first meeting, for which full text can be found here.

Nora Lustig (fourth from left) in first meeting of High Level Expert Group on measuring economic and social progress; Joseph Stiglitz, Angus Deaton, Thomas Piketty (fifth from left), and others.