inequality

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A new UNSW report recommends a Royal Commission and broader RBA remit to address the effect of soaring house prices on productivity, economic instability and inequality.

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A hands-off federal government simply isn't helping.

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Centre for Social Impact at UNSW Sydney launches Australia’s first social progress index.

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The Institute for Health and Welfare issued an "errata" to correct statements about inequality that were perfectly correct.

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Better data would tell us more about the ultrawealthy, but they really do seem to be growing more wealthy, more quickly, than the rest of us.

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New research shows children growing up in the most disadvantaged suburbs also lack the social opportunities to develop skills that would improve their prospects in life.

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Beyond the personal effects on individuals, vast disparities in income can erode social cohesion and undermine economic growth, researchers say.

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UNSW and the Australian Council of Social Service have launched a new collaboration to tackle poverty and inequality through high-quality research, policy development and advocacy.

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Ahead of a UNSW panel discussion about the impact of inequality on a child's education, Adrian Piccoli and Jihad Dib reframe the debate about Australian education.

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The ABS has it wrong: inequality isn't stable in Australia. It's getting worse and worse, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.

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