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What if all the world’s economic woes are part of the same problem

Perhaps, inequality is contributing to weak growth and low rates because the rich tend to save money rather than spend it. Maybe productivity has been weak not by coincidence, but because weak growth has meant companies have not been forced to innovate to meet demand.

Equality beyond GDP

New India cannot view empowerment of women merely as economic resource.

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Righting reservation

New amendment undoes some of the Mandal flaws. But it will not address the merit argument.

Attractive selfies by women linked to economic inequality: study

"The argument is usually that when you see sexualisation, you see disempowerment," said lead author Khandis Blake from University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney in Australia.

List steps taken to tackle malnutrition: Bombay HC asks Maharashtra govt

During the last hearing, the petitioners - some activists and NGOs - working in the tribal areas informed the bench that 318 children had died due to malnutrition and lack of medical care between September, 2017 and January, 2018 in Melghat and its neighbouring areas.

On growth and equality, two trajectories

Inequality has figured prominently in Brazil’s economic reforms. India’s liberalisation regime focused on removing poverty, but strains caused by inequalities are sharpening.

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Growing inequality major issue... as it increases, we are getting more isolated: IIM-Ahmedabad director

The more we isolate ourselves the less we will support public goods like government schools and healthcare that are valuable to the less fortunate and the rest of us,” Professor Errol D'Souza, director of the institute said.

Why a new report agrees with Piketty on inequality, blames policy

The report pointed out that the path of inequality has changed in India — from being stagnant in the 1980s, to increasing since 1991, and to a subsequent and continued surge up to the present.

The opaque 1%

More transparency is needed for Indian society to have an informed debate about rising inequality

World Inequality Report 2018: India’s top 1% earners received 22% of national income in 2014

Since the beginning of deregulation policies in the 1980s, the top 0.1 per cent earners have captured more growth than all of those in the bottom 50 per cent combined.

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