Inequality and Exclusion

Reducing poverty and improving equity
Posted Aug 27, 2019 | Centre on International Cooperation

Inequality within countries has increased over the last three decades, and efforts to promote inclusion of identity groups (gender, ethnicity, national origin) have mostly stalled. This challenge paper - an output for the Grand Challenge on Inequality and Exclusion, an initiative of the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies -suggests that the main SDG indicator for measuring inequality is fit for purpose as it fails to capture disparities between groups and ignores the increasing income and wealth levels of the upper echelons of society. The paper solutions that merit further political, spatial, social, fiscal, and technological research:in relation to the future of work, linking socio-economic class and identity.


https://cic.nyu.edu/sites/default/files/ie_challenge_paper_july_15_2019-web.pdf

 

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