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Global Income Inequality

How to Create Inclusive Prosperity -- And Save Democracy

Larry Summers | Posted 01.16.2015 | World
Larry Summers

The primary challenge democracies face is neither military nor philosophical. Rather, for the first time since the Great Depression, many industrial democracies are failing to raise living standards and provide opportunities for social mobility to a large share of their people.

The U.S. Is Even More Unequal Than You Realized

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.01.2014 | Business

When it comes to income inequality, no other developed economy does it quite like the U.S.A. If you need some proof, here it is: The chart abov...

Global Income Inequality: Where Does The U.S. Rank?

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

Each year, the world's greatest financial minds gather in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the state of the global economy at the World Economic Forum. ...

Bucking the Trend: Poverty Reduction and Inequality in Latin America

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.07.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Interestingly, this phenomenon -- mobility out of poverty accompanied by higher income concentrations and persistent inequality -- is evident in all regions of the world, with the exception of one: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

OECD Countries With The Widest Gap Between Rich And Poor

Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The widening gap between the rich and poor is not just an American problem. According to a new study by the Organisation for Econo...