Income inequality in the developing world

Should income inequality be of concern in developing countries? New data reveal less income inequality in the developing world than 30 years ago. However, this is due to falling inequality between countries. Average inequality within developing countries has been slowly rising, though staying fairly flat since 2000. As a rule, higher rates of growth in average incomes have not put upward pressure on inequality within countries. Growth has generally helped reduce the incidence of absolute poverty, but less so in more unequal countries. High inequality also threatens to stall future progress against poverty by attenuating growth prospects. Perceptions of rising absolute gaps in living standards between the rich and the poor in growing economies are also consistent with the evidence…..

Income inequality in the developing world.

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Gli studenti protestano contro spaventose condizioni di lavoro e di vita mascherate come parte di un programma di scambio culturale.

Sono stati portati negli Stati Uniti come ospiti – ma trattati come schiavi.

Non riusciamo ad emanciparci dallo schiavismo che è sempre alla ribalta, con le sue molteplici facce e la catena di sofferenze che lo sfruttamento dell’uomo su l’uomo produce.

Finché non verrà rimosso il concetto di sviluppo attuale ( capitalismo, globalizzazione) non avremo ne pace ne benessere a meno che non si faccia parte del 10% che possiede la ricchezza mondiale.