OCED report says NZ missed out most on economic opportunities because of growing inequality. See Washington Post article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2015/01/05/how-inequality-made-these-western-countries-poorer/?postshare=8961430902783293
The following Bernard Hickey article appeared in the Herald on Sunday Bernard Hickey: Income fairness improves economies 1:50 PM Sunday Aug 24, 2014 103 comments Huge disparities in wages, and access to healthcare and education, contributed to the global recession. You know an economi
Recent IMF papers reported that lower inequality is “robustly “ linked to “faster and more durable growth” and that redistribution of wealth—for example, by using the tax system—appears “generally benign in terms of its impact on growth”.
Bryan Gould’s latest article points out the need for New Zealanders to do more than simply notice the income equality gap. We also need to act in favour of closing it. This year that means voting for parties whose policies address inequality.
Barclays bank continues to overpay its top executives and underpay the bulk of its workforce, according to the latest report in the Guardian. “Barclays’ annual report published earlier this month revealed that 481 employees were paid more than £1m last year – up from 428 i
Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc is a national volunteer organisation trying to tackle the wealth inequality and the social problems that it causes. We want a fairer and more equal New Zealand, for all.