income disparity

Nov 2, 2011

Recovery demands increase in labour's share

Andrew Jackson
The just-released 2011 ILO World of Work Report underlines the gravity of the current global employment situation and warns of the need to put job creation first.
Nov 1, 2011

Families, time and well-being

Andrew Jackson
Inequality of well-being among families with children is increasing at an even faster rate than income inequality, according to a new study by Peter Burton and Shelley Phipps.
Oct 21, 2011

Wealth and income in the top 1 per cent

Marc Lee
One thing I really like about the Occupy movement is that it is reclaiming mental space. I'm thinking of the focus on the riches gained by the top 1 per cent, and of naming and shaming capitalism.
Oct 18, 2011

Recent immigrants and the employment crisis

Andrew Jackson
It is no secret that times of high unemployment and precarious work are especially tough for new and recent entrants to the job market, notably young workers and recent immigrants.
Oct 16, 2011

Europe, G20 and financial transactions taxes

Toby Sanger
Thanks mostly to the superb campaigning by international development, poverty and environmental activists, there's been remarkable progress in getting Europe to introduce financial transactions taxes.


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