Blog posts tagged to "inequality"
Published on Wednesday, 09 January 2019
Parental characteristics are not the sole determining factor of one’s future mobility prospects in Asia and the Pacific.
Published on Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Gross domestic product only measures quantity, not quality of growth.
Published on Friday, 16 June 2017
Asian governments should introduce policies that do not slow down economic growth, but do spread its benefits more equitably.
Published on Monday, 08 May 2017
It might decline while the poor get poorer, and rise while everyone is getting richer.
Published on Friday, 05 May 2017
Asia has the potential to realize the Asian Century, but only adopting bold and visionary policies can help make this a reality.
Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017
It is widely assumed that reducing inequality goes hand-in-hand with poverty reduction – but this is not always the case.
Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Relative improvements on basic indicators of decent urban living conditions have been eaten up by the absolute population growth in Asian cities.
Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016
We must address the structural causes of inequalities, which go beyond globalization in both the developed and the developing world.
Published on Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Only through increased investment in social protection—and other core social services such as health and education—will sustainable and inclusive prosperity be achieved across Asia.
Published on Monday, 01 August 2016
Governments in the region must invest in building comprehensive social protection systems for the huge number of vulnerable people who do not qualify as extremely poor and are employed in the informal sector.