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This is a non-CGD event, feauturing CGD senior fellow Kim Elliott. It will take place at the World Bank. RSVP to email@example.com
Chair: Annette Dixon
Vice-president, South Asia Region, World Bank
Feauturing: Kimberly Elliott
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
Senior Vice President, Elevate Global Limited
Director Operations Policy and Quality, World Bank
Moderator: Sindhu Manjesh
Journalist and Researcher, American University
Book Launch: Stitches to Riches is motivated by South Asia’s urgent need to create more and better jobs for a growing population. This book investigates the region’s potential for expanding and improving jobs in the labor-intensive apparel sector. It estimates the effects of rising wages in China on apparel exports, employment, and wages in South Asia, and provides policy recommendations to leverage the sector for greater job creation.