View: It's time to scrutinise the link between poverty and income inequality
Why does the rise of crorepatis cause poverty to increase? Much of their wealth gains are due to property and stock market booms, which do not translate into greater employment opportunities. Worse, these gains accrue at the expense of those at the bottom of the wealth ladder. The distributions of wealth and power also affect the allocation of investment opportunities.
Rising inequality eroding trust in capitalism: Survey
Rising income inequality is undermining confidence in capitalism around the world, acco...
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 b...
Here's why Barack Obama feels climate change & global economic inequality are connected
Obama was a keynote speaker at the sustainable building conference in Atlanta.
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.
Capitalism’s inequality a national emergency: Dalio
Income GapDalio, expressed similar sentiments in an essay posted April 4 on LinkedIn.
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.
Indian economic inequality widened since 1980: Report
The report - World Inequality Report - has put three other countries, North America, China and Russia in the same category.
View: De-globalisation & what emerging markets should learn from this
Emerging markets have been the biggest beneficiaries of the globalisation making them competitive. As the phenomenon loses its sheen in advanced economies, here's what lessons the emerging economies should draw from it.
Tax on super rich can fund Rahul Gandhi's NYAY, says World Inequality Lab
Guaranteeing a minimum income of Rs 72,000 to Indian households would cost Rs. 2.9tn, ie. about 1.3% of India's GDP in 2020, the World Inequality Lap said in its report.
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