Globalisation not to blame for rise in inequality

LONDON • Globalisation has stalled over the past decade, so it should not be blamed for the rise in inequality seen since the financial crisis, according to research by the OECD's former chief economist.

Dr Catherine Mann, now global chief economist at Citi, said her research, published by the investment bank on Sunday, showed that global integration had peaked, according to many measures some time ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 27, 2019, with the headline 'Globalisation not to blame for rise in inequality'. Print Edition | Subscribe