Is there an ideological sea change occurring at the International Monetary Fund when it comes to redistribution, inequality, and economic growth?
“A deficit of opportunity” is a greater threat than budget deficits, he says.
Two of South Asia’s most prominent economists--Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati--debate, get personal.
Oxfam reflects on Obama’s trip to Africa.
Issues where the President’s influence is greatly needed on the continent
New Oxfam report shows how vulnerability is not a random twist of fate.
New report shows that shorter lives and poorer health will ultimately harm the US economy
Economic growth—the kind America enjoyed during its longest decades of prosperity —does not happen in countries with chronic income inequality.
Last week, the World Bank released a new report assessing declining income inequality over the 2000s in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. Each country experienced significant reductions in inequality over the last decade. This finding is not new, but the authors helpfully tease out some nuance behind the trend. Their findings suggest two factors drove the […]