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The Pandemic Stalls Growth in the Global Middle Class, Pushes Poverty Up Sharply


This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals.

Rakesh Kochhar, Senior Researcher           
Kim Parker, Director, Social Trends Research                                
Richard Wike, Director, Global Attitudes Research                        
James Bell, Vice President, Global Strategies                                 
J.J. Moncus, Research Assistant                              
Aidan Connaughton, Research Assistant                 
David Kent, Senior Copy Editor                               
Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer                             
Michael Keegan, Senior Information Graphics Designer              
Shannon Greenwood, Digital Producer      

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