Oxfam Study Finds Richest 1% Is Likely to Control Half of Global Wealth by 2016

The New York Times has created a Times Topics page for income inequality. At least one article on this topic appears each day. On January 19, 2015, the Times ran an article reporting on the Oxfam study. The results of this studyare not surprising to those who follow economic news; however, to those unfamiliar with the scope of global inequality — and inequity — this article offers a quick look at the trend.

Click here to go to the Oxfam website. You can download the study and the data directly from this site.


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