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.
A study found a widening income gap between the poorest and the rich. Researchers found a slight decline in income inequality in eastern Germany compared to the west, but the large gap between the two regions persists.
Germany's Social Democrats are calling for nationwide wealth tax. Why is the idea gaining momentum, and is it the answer to bridging the growing gap between rich and poor?
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.
The initial conclusions of France's "grand national debate" showed enormous exasperation over taxes from French citizens. President Emmanuel Macron is expected to present new policies later this month.
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