Tag Archives: Inequality

The world cities report 2020 (UN Habitat)

The World Cities Report 2020 shows that the intrinsic value of sustainable urbanization can and should be harnessed for the wellbeing of all. The Report provides evidence and policy analysis of the value of urbanization from an economic, social and environmental perspective, including the unquantifiable value that gives cities their unique character; and also explores […]
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Beyond growth: Towards economic approach (OECD)

The OECD has just published: Beyond Growth – Towards a New Economic Approach. We are facing a series of converging planetary emergencies linked to the environment, the economy, and our social and political systems, but we will not meet these challenges using the tools of the last century. We need to rethink the role of the […]
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Add up the populations of the US, Brazil and Russia. That’s how many children live in poverty

By: Felipe Roa-Clavijo July  10, 2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org

You say income, we say consumption: the difficulty in measuring inequality (Weforum)

By: Christoph Lakner, Mario Negre & Ani Silwal November 09, 2016 Source:  https://www.weforum.org

Women spend twice as much time on housework as men: Here’s how we can end this inequality (Weforum)

By: Leah Ruppanner June 01, 2016 Source: https://www.weforum.org

Isn’t it time every child had a fair chance?

By: Anthony Lake  June 28, 2016 Source: https://www.weforum.org

What Stiglitz misses on inequality: The responsibility of economists (Forbes)

Josoph Stiglitz is wasting his time haranguing managers, bankers and politicians on inequality. He should address those responsible: his fellow economists.

Source: www.forbes.com

Thomas Piketty and the End of Our Peaceful Coexistence With Inequality

See on Scoop.it – GIBSIccURATION Economic disparities aren’t new. But from Piketty to the pope, talking about them is. See on http://www.theatlantic.com