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Reuters/Ruben Sprich - Attendees use their mobile device during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland January 20, 2016.

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The global poverty gap is falling. Billionaires could help close it.

January 20, 2016, Laurence Chandy, Lorenz Noe and Christine Zhang

This week, business leaders and investors from around the world will gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the 46th annual World Economic Forum. In light of this meeting, Laurence Chandy, Lorenz Noe, and Christine Zhang explore how the redistribution of wealth could help close the global poverty gap.

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