Young people represent the greatest economic potential and opportunity for social progress in emerging markets. Yet, this is not being utilised: 200 million young people are failing to achieve their development potential.
Despite often being better educated than previous generations, they are trapped in cycles of inequality which prevent economic progress. The Emerging Markets Symposium, which meets annually at Templeton College, Oxford University, is identifying solutions to tackle key areas of development. The challenge of sustaining economic growth goes hand in hand with tackling these human welfare issues.