Our recent report on global inequality faced criticism from some voices in the sector and beyond. Nick Galasso explains why the critics are wrong and why we’re so sure of our data. Oxfam’s recent assessment on the growing global gap between the rich and the poor is shocking: just 8 men now have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 …
About the Author
Nick Galasso contributes to Oxfam's work on economic inequality and governance. Galasso is the co-author of "Working For the Few: Political Capture and Economic Inequality," the report that calculated the 85 richest people in the world have the same wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population. From 2012-2014, he was an American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellow. He holds a PhD in Global Governance.