wealth disparities

Discussion paper

28 Aug 2018

The reform of the dysfunctional land market is essential if the UK is to be a more equal, more productive and stable economy. It is also vital to creating a better-functioning housing market that delivers the affordable and quality homes the country needs.


31 Jul 2018

This report is the first in a new five year partnership between the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to reduce poverty and inequality in Australia.


5 Jul 2018

The official figures show that inequality has risen in Australia in recent decades, mainly fuelled by gains among the highest earners.


25 Jul 2017

John Quiggin looks at if we will have to learn to live in a patrimonial society?

Briefing paper

4 Aug 2016

New research released by the Australia Institute today shows that government moves to cut unemployment benefits will put recipients at 32% below the poverty line.

The research also highlights staggering inequality in Australia where the ten richest Australian families have the same wealth as...

Working paper

30 Nov 2015


Over the period 2002 to 2010, Statistics New Zealand carried out a longitudinal survey known as the Survey of Family, Income and Employment (SoFIE). Some eight waves of data were collected. Every second wave (2003/2004, 2005/2006, 2007/2008, and 2009/2010), respondents were asked...


8 Jul 2002

The growing differences in the resources available to older Australians raises many questions for policy makers, as they grapple with the issues associated with population ageing and how to finance the future health and care needs of the ageing baby boomers. In this paper Ann...



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