The sixth meeting of the LACEA/IDB/WB Network on Inequality and Poverty (NIP) was held in Puebla, Mexico, at the Universidad de las Americas, on October 8th.

 It was organized with the World Bank, which presented its flagship report on inequality on October 7th. The focus of the meeting was "Macroeconomic, microeconomic and institutional aspects of poverty and inequality", including subjects such as: "The distribution of assets", "Physical wealth, credit access, human capital and social capital inequalities", "Endowments, prices and income distribution", "Institutional arrangements and inequality of opportunities", "Property rights, economic reforms and inequality", "Social rights, distributive policies and equality of opportunities", "Second generation reforms and inequality", "Distributive lessons from past reforms for future institutional changes" and "Inequality and a new wave of economic reforms: opportunities and limitations".