A higher tax rate on the wealthy is one way to create a fairer, more inclusive society. Education, social safety nets and the fight against corruption all play a part too.
The global economy is increasingly digitized, and new tax measures that specifically target the digital sector could be damaging to growth, argues Gillian Tans, CEO of booking.com.
A 21st century income distribution system in which a basic income plays a central role could be the key to making Globalization 4.0 work for everyone, argues Guy Standing.
Cooperation between governments, NGOs, industry and consumer is essential for tackling global inequality. But we need a better definition of how these collaborations should work.
An explosion in pilot basic income schemes across North America and Europe shows the idea is beginning to gain a foothold in mainstream politics.
Having a bank account and using digital payments are just the foundations of financial inclusion. Now India has addressed these basics, the government and private sector must take the fol...
The Euro weathered the storm of a global financial crisis and has taught us valuable lessons over its first 20 years.
The citizens of the 21st century will be expected to use digital tools and data to creatively solve society's problems.
It is clear that we can no longer afford to think exclusively locally when it comes to reducing crime and violence; nor is this an efficient or effective approach.
R&D tax breaks are often offered to businesses to encourage innovation. This column uses evidence from a tax reform in China to study the relationship between tax enforcement and firm...
The UN says corruption is one of the "biggest impediments" to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - and has mounted an international campaign to combat it.
Lisa Witter, founder of new ideas-sharing platform Apolitical, explains why technology can only provide half the solution for government initiatives of the future.
The welfare state is taking steps to maintain a healthy labour market and strong social dialogue in the face of disruptive technological change.
In the fifth largest economy on the planet, 14 million people are living in poverty. United Nations rapporteur Philip Alston has delivered his verdict on wealth inequality in the UK.
Global projections for 2050 are mind-boggling: 1.6 billion people aged 65 and over and a $400 trillion retirement savings gap. Our elderly population deserves better than that.