Health, wealth and the great escape out of poverty

Franziska Mager Book Banter, General, Inequality

Could the history of the last 250 years provide the clues to ending poverty and inequality? Angus Deaton’s book The Great Escape makes a compelling case for improving global well-being by addressing health and wealth. Franziska Mager, Research Assistant, reviews the book as part of our new Book Banter series. Book Banter Are you looking for some inspiring reading? Short …

Thank you, Mossack Fonseca, for a textbook case study

Franziska Mager Economics, Inequality

OPINION: In light of the Panama Papers, tax havens have come under more scrutiny than ever before. Here Franziska Mager, Research Assistant at Oxfam, delves into why these leaks show the links between inequality and tax havens. The Panama Papers, like previous leaks, have had an almost movielike quality. If you are reading this, you have probably found yourself glued …