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Rich and poor don’t recover equally from epidemics. Rebuilding fairly will...

Ilan Noy, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Since the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, disaster recovery plans are almost always framed with...

Rich folks aren’t that stingy after all

Benjamin A. Priday, Texas A&M University At least half of American families have been giving money to charity every year – but that fraction...

How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities...

Kathryn McKinley, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The coronavirus can infect anyone, but recent reporting has shown your socioeconomic status can play a big role,...

Income inequality is getting worse in US urban areas

Brian Thiede, Pennsylvania State University; David L. Brown, Cornell University; Jaclyn Butler, Pennsylvania State University, and Leif Jensen, Pennsylvania State University Income inequality has increased...

Transgender Americans are more likely to be unemployed and poor

Christopher Carpenter, Vanderbilt University and Gilbert Gonzales, Vanderbilt University The United States Supreme Court will issue a ruling this year in a landmark case that...

How the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will increase inequality

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology A federal judge gave his blessing to the US$26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint on Feb. 11,...

CEOs make more in first week of January than average salary...

Tobore Okah-Avae, University of Bristol The typical FTSE 100 CEO will have earned as much as the average UK worker earns in a year by...

Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Bandy X. Lee, Yale University Even though mental illness affects one in five adults – and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide –...

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Dispelling the myth of free websites would diversify business models

By Ronald Klingebiel, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management You are right to worry about what internet companies do with your digital identity. There is...