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Fine, bash GDP. But it’s unclear we have a better measure of prosperity.
Politicians are harnessing public outrage to put the ultra-wealthy on the defensive
Even though the levies are paid by the very rich, the burden is carried by virtually everyone
In some ways, yes. In others, no.
Fortunes are created by technology and globalisation, as well as talent and enterprise
Rather than inequality, the causes lie in an extreme disconnect between the public and the political system
Billionaire warns ‘we are all going to try to kill each other’ if wealth gap not closed
Some see wave of demonstrations as reaction to inequality or low commodity prices
Pinochet’s reforms created a class of citizens with precarious access to public services
Short answer: no.
Prize-winners prove economists are tackling one of humanity’s fundamental problems
His premise is that inequality is a choice societies make, not an inevitability
Global integration peaked on many metrics some time ago, says study
The next meeting of the G7 is an opportunity for co-ordinated action on inequality
Solving climate change and inequality requires more than centrist tweaks
The challenge of moving to a fairer world versus the rate of return
Space is the place, if you’re extremely rich.
Even in the perceived paragon of social democracy, inequality is to blame for the illiberal backlash
Although inequality is growing in many western countries, concern about it is not
Inclusiveness index shows UK performing better than some peers but suffering after crash
Stagnant wages, globalisation and automation are aggravating already deep disparities
Social mobility is stagnating while huge tech IPOs risk worsening wealth gaps
The best entry from the Royal Economic Society and Financial Times schools essay competition
The left behind have had a better deal in the old world
A progressive agenda for how to save capitalism from itself