Income

A future that leaves equality behind

Times are a changing for education, health, employment and income. John Egan reports on the findings of the OECD on emerging inequalities. For a young…




Wealth, income and inequality

A Tale of Two Statistics Last week Oxfam ran a media campaign highlighting levels of inequality in the UK with a headline, “Richest 1 per…


Born in unusual times

Capital in the 21st Century is a surprising international best-seller.  A highly detailed monograph from the renowned French economics professor, Thomas Piketty, the 690 page book seems an unlikely…