Inequality - arguably the most important global economic issue of our times, blamed for feeding populism, protectionism, anti-migrant and anti-globalisation sentiments around the world - has motivated considerable recent research with analytical significance and policy relevance for Singapore.
One such useful piece of research is the World Inequality Report 2018 produced by a group of researchers, including French economist Thomas Piketty. The report shows income inequality has been rising almost everywhere since 1980.
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