income inequality

Young and not so upwardly mobile

IN 2015, the last time any study of its kind was published, the Finance Ministry looked at incomes of those born from 1978-1982 (aged 37-41 this year) and concluded that inter-generational income...

How to reduce inequality: Curb foreign worker numbers, support SMEs, tax high-earners more

International research on income inequality finds that higher inequality is associated with lower economic growth. Inequality in Singapore ranks on the high end among high-income countries. What...

Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against tech

[LAGUNA BEACH, California] Two of the technology industry's top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed...

NUS study warns of entrepreneurship-social equity inverse link

WHEN a government decides to promote entrepreneurship, it should also incorporate policies to mitigate the possibility of increasing income inequality, said a National University of Singapore (NUS)...