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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...
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014
It is good news that the EU is now looking at using pay ratios (£) to rein in excessive executive pay. This is no doubt partly in response...
Tuesday, 11 March, 2014
Last night The Equality Trust held an event celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Spirit Level’s (TSL) publication. The event featured the book’s...
Wednesday, 5 March, 2014
The Chief Executive of the UK’s largest institutional investor spoke to the BBC today about the UK’s uneven economic growth, how this has...
Monday, 3 March, 2014
Last Thursday, the IMF released a new study looking at the relationship between inequality, redistribution and growth.  While the idea...
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014
This Thursday Iain Duncan Smith will announce an update to the Government’s child poverty strategy. It’s been billed as a radical approach, but that’...
Tuesday, 25 February, 2014
One of the more baffling recent decisions of Government has been an almost entirely overlooked decision to postpone the revaluation of business rates...
Monday, 10 February, 2014
In recent weeks, inequality has cemented itself within the political lexicon. Alongside Obama’s promise of action on inequality and George...

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