OECD: Income inequality grows since 1980s
France, Greece and Spain were among the countries where income inequality lessened, while over the past five years, the widest increase in the gap occurred in the U.S., Canada, Germany and Norway.
Rising unemployment among the poor and uneducated was given as the most important reason for the growing inequity.
Earthtimes (press release)
Income Inequality Grew in Most Countries Since 1980s, OECD Says
Bloomberg - 3 hours ago
By Jennifer Ryan Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The gap between rich and poor increased in three-quarters of countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development over the last two decades, the group said in a report today.
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