inequality

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Regional inequality in China

Shanghai's GDP per capita was 86,657 yuan in 2013, while Chongqing's GDP per capita was 38,349 yaun in 2013. Tibet's GDP per capita was...

Subjective well-being in China is rising in urban areas

Following up on my earlier post on income inequality in China, I want to post the main results from a new paper, Subjective Well-being in China,...

Lagarde: Traditional arguments about inequality are wrong

From Christine Lagarde's op-ed in the Boston Globe today: The traditional argument has been that income inequality is a necessary by-product of growth, that redistributive policies...

Dividing the pie "correctly"? Income inequality in China

The Financial Times just published a story titled China income inequality among world’s worst: China’s Gini coefficient for income, a widely used measure of...

Will multinationals pay more taxes where they do business?

This is a collection of recent news items related to the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Initiative: Update, 10/21/15: EU actions NYT: European Inquiry...

Sustainable Development Goals and the updated poverty line

Roundup of recent articles on SDGs: World Bank Policy Research Note: Ending Extreme Poverty and Sharing Prosperity: Progress and Policies With an estimated 900 million people...

Weekend links

FT: Review of Rich People, Poor Countries Hall, Kendrick and Nosko: The Effects of Uber's Surge Pricing: A Case Study Transcript of the second GOP debate...

What is inclusive capitalism?

Whenever I hear about investors who decide not to require companies to submit quarterly reports, or who find other ways to promote long-term thinking, my mood...

Lagarde: countries need smarter fiscal policies

Let's highlight a few interesting parts of Ms. Lagarde's latest speech: Smart fiscal policy The challenge here is to design tax and spending measures that have...

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