View: It's time to scrutinise the link between poverty and income inequality
Why does the rise of crorepatis cause poverty to increase? Much ...
Global body calls for urgent changes to international tax systems to tackle inequality
Referring to an Oxfam study released yesterday, Indepe...
Rising inequality eroding trust in capitalism: Survey
Rising income inequality is undermining confidence in capitalism around the world, according to a survey conducted by public relations firm Edelman ahead of the gathering of the elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Nearly half billion people lack decent jobs: UN
More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said. But while the rate which stood at 5.4 percent last year is not expected to change much, overall jobless numbers are likely to inch up as slowing economies reduce the number of jobs available to a growing population.
Wealth of India's richest 1% more than 4-times of total for 70% poorest: Oxfam
India's richest 1% hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 mn people who make up for the bottom 70%.
Global unemployment projected to rise by around 2.5 million in 2020: UN report
The number of people unemployed around the world stands at some 188 million. In addition, 165 million people do not have enough paid work, and 120 million have either given up actively searching for work or otherwise lack access to the labour market. In total, more than 470 million people worldwide are affected
Jamie Dimon laments income inequality, won’t assail CEO pay
“I think the wealthy have been getting wealthier too much, in many ways,” Dimon said.
More reforms needed to boost jobs, incomes: OECD
Restoring growth to the higher levels needed to provide ample jobs and ease inequality will require accelerating the pace of structural reforms to revive investment and exports.
Ride-hailing enters new growth lane as bike mobility takes off
Many people in Bengaluru now hire them for short trips instead of calling a cab.
World is Fat And Slow: How the populist backlash to globalisation fuels more inequality
A world without recessions may sound like progress, but recessions can be like forest fires, purging the economy of dead brush so new shoots can grow.
Minimum income scheme can be a game changer in removing poverty: Experts
"Given the extreme rise of inequality in India over the past 3 decades, it is welcome that a party comes up with proposals to increase living standards at the bottom of the income scale.
Wealth & consumption inequality on the rise in India
The gap between the forward and other castes is becoming wider over the years, according to a World Inequality Database study.
View: To call inequality India's main problem is to miss the whole picture
The point most intellectuals and columnists miss is that poverty and inequality are two very different things which often do not coincide.
Capitalism’s inequality a national emergency: Dalio
Income GapDalio, expressed similar sentiments in an essay posted April 4 on LinkedIn.
Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service