Social Cost of Discrimination

Highlighting the vast extent to which discriminatory practices impact society, this panel will focus on the economic cost of gender and racial inequality, the long-term impact of trauma associated with the economic deprivation of families on the brain development of children, and the effect of gender discrimination on international peace and security, among other pressing issues.

Panel | Social Cost of Discrimination

Marianne Bertrand 
Chris P. Dialynas Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Pablo Castillo Diaz 
Policy Specialist, UN Women, United Nations

Stephanie Seguino 
Professor of Economics, University of Vermont

Moderator: Caren Grown
Senior Technical Advisor, World Bank Group;Former Global Director, Gender Group, World Bank