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Wednesday, 7 May, 2014
1. Pay ratios in the UK are shockingly high: pay ratios in the largest FTSE 100 companies are around 1:262 on average. For the public...
Thursday, 1 May, 2014
Some Conservatives have always worried about high levels of economic inequality, on the grounds of damage to social cohesion; but "one nation” ideas...
Friday, 25 April, 2014
Across numerous countries, the economic contribution of the not-for-profit sector has been on the rise since the late 1990s. In Canada...
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014
Many local places face significant challenges. On the one hand, sluggish or no growth, coupled to rising inequality and poverty is placing...
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Today the Public Administration Select Committee joined a growing list of people deeply concerned about the government’s proposal to scrap...
Friday, 11 April, 2014
This morning Policy Exchange released an excellent report that conducts a thorough analysis of the failures of corporate governance. They point out...
Wednesday, 9 April, 2014
Startling statistics on inequality in Britain continue to hit the headlines –from Oxfam’s revelations that the five richest families now own more...
Wednesday, 2 April, 2014
On 26th March 2014 Lord Turner gave his annual lecture to Cass Business School on “Wealth, debt and inequality”. This is a summary of...
Monday, 31 March, 2014
The stark warning from the latest IPCC report on climate change confirms that it is already happening and that the only way to tackle it is...
Wednesday, 26 March, 2014
On the face of it inequality is a simple problem. A small number of people have too much money and a large number of people do not have enough. This...

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