Implications of Wealth Taxes on Inequality in India

Economic inequality (income and wealth inequality) in India today is very high compared to international and historical standards. Further, due to low tax-GDP ratio and the resultant low spending on public services the situation of inequality is getting accentuated fast. Reforming the whole set of...

Oxfam India warns of sharply rising inequality in India

Inequality in India is real and has been rising sharply for the last three decades as an unfortunate legacy of the lopsided policy choices made by successive governments, Oxfam India said today as it published a new report.The report The Widening Gaps: India Inequality Report 2018 provides a...

Richest 1 percent bagged 73 percent of wealth created last year - poorest half of India got 1 percent, says Oxfam India

73 percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent, while 67 crore Indians who comprise the poorest half of the population saw one percent increase in their wealth. In the last 12 months the wealth of this elite group increased by Rs 20,913 billion. This amount is...

Unpacking the Risks of Doing Business in India

The World Economic Forum recently published its annual Global Risks Report for 2017. This report is based on a global perception survey covering various age groups, countries and sectors such as business, academia, civil society and government. This report highlights risks of highest concern for...

3 Key Observations from #WEF2016 that Indian Businesses Must Take Note Of

Sharelines #WEF2016 discussed global challenges. Here are 3 observations that Indian businesses must take note of http://bit.ly/20dOMUK Inequality, health, gender – 3 observations from #WEF2016 that Indian Businesses must address now. Read more http://bit.ly/20dOMUK The theme for...

3 Key Observations from #WEF2016 that Indian Businesses Must Take Note Of

Sharelines #WEF2016 discussed global challenges. Here are 3 observations that Indian businesses must take note of http://bit.ly/20dOMUK Inequality, health, gender – 3 observations from #WEF2016 that Indian Businesses must address now. Read more http://bit.ly/20dOMUK The theme for this year’s...