We talk to asset managers, luxury-goods dealers and a sociologist about the wealthy – and how they do it. In 2017, around 80 percent of the wealth generated globally went to just one percent of the population.
The gap between the rich and the poor has been widening in most countries. Economists are analyzing the potential consequences, among them pundits at the IMF which is holding its spring meeting in Washington this week.
Numbers from a forthcoming government study indicate that more and more Germans are either very rich or very poor. Are the state's income equity programs failing its citizens, or are new solutions needed?
The most controversial issue at the Greens party conference was whether Germany should introduce a wealth tax. The party answered in the affirmative - after hours-long debates. Nina Werkhäuser reports from Münster.
The latest International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Monitor report has focused on inequality and ways of reducing both its causes and effects. Among several fascinating ideas it discusses, universal basic income stands out.
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