Equity

8 Dec 2021 – World’s richest people now own 11% of global wealth, marking the biggest leap in recent history

Published by rudy Date posted on December 8, 2021

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The 25 wealthiest families added $312 billion to their collective fortunes, a 22% gain since last August.

Published by rudy Date posted on November 30, 2021

The 25 wealthiest families added $312 billion to their collective fortunes, a 22% gain since last August. — Bloomberg (@business) November 30, 2021

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PROFILES: Filipino tycoons, government officials in Pandora Papers leak

Published by rudy Date posted on October 5, 2021

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9 Sept 2021 – Forbes said the Philippines’ 50 richest saw their collective wealth rise by 30% to $79 billion

Published by rudy Date posted on September 9, 2021

Forbes said the Philippines' 50 richest saw their collective wealth rise by 30% to $79 billion Top three collectively got richer by $6B — Sy siblings remain at the top with $16.6 billion, followed by Manuel Villar at $6.7 billion, Enrique Razon Jr. with $5.8 billion @bworldph pic.twitter.com/IIOjUbIveb — Keren Concepcion Valmonte (@kayceevalmonte) September 9,…

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14 Jul 2021 – BREAKING: Billionaires have gotten $1.8 trillion richer, nearly all tax-free, since the pandemic began.

Published by rudy Date posted on July 14, 2021

BREAKING: Billionaires have gotten $1.8 trillion richer, nearly all tax-free, since the pandemic began. Don't tell us we can't afford a bold reconciliation package that invests at least $4 trillion in jobs and families, paid for by fairer taxes on the rich and corporations. pic.twitter.com/FCj5evDZbV — Americans For Tax Fairness (@4TaxFairness) July 14, 2021

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How can the world address inequality? 7 experts explain

Published by rudy Date posted on July 5, 2021

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic ruining the global economy, Filipino billionaires saw their wealth grow. Their combined wealth totals $45.6 billion (P2.2 trillion), based on Forbes’ 2021 billionaires list. For perspective, the Philippines’ 2021 national budget is P4.5 trillion.

Published by rudy Date posted on April 7, 2021

Despite the coronavirus pandemic ruining the global economy, Filipino billionaires saw their wealth grow. Their combined wealth totals $45.6 billion (P2.2 trillion), based on Forbes' 2021 billionaires list. For perspective, the Philippines' 2021 national budget is P4.5 trillion. pic.twitter.com/ypBqr8JZBI — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) April 7, 2021

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[ANALYSIS] SOGIEnomics: Why fighting for LGBTQ+ rights makes economic sense

Published by rudy Date posted on August 22, 2020

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PHL improves score in WBL index

Published by rudy Date posted on January 16, 2020

By Cai Ordinario, Businessmirror, 16 Jan 2020 The extended duration of paid maternity leave approved by the government allowed the Philippines to register a slight improvement in its score in the 2020 edition of the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law (WBL) index.

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Super rich: 52,135 Pinoys are dollar millionaires, 43 worth more than $500M each- Credit Suisse

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2019

There are 52,135 Filipinos who are worth at least $1 million, according to Credit Suisse’s annual global wealth report.

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Millions of millionaires

Published by rudy Date posted on October 22, 2019

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LIST: Companies owned by Philippines’ richest man Henry Sy

Published by rudy Date posted on January 19, 2019

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Is capital or labor winning at your favorite company? Introducing the Marx Ratio

Published by rudy Date posted on May 29, 2018

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Chart: Economic Development and the Composition of Wealth

Published by rudy Date posted on January 30, 2018

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Fix cash transfer program before tax reform approval – Gatchalian

Published by rudy Date posted on September 1, 2017

By: Win Gatchalian, Sep 1, 2017 Senator Win Gatchalian on Wednesday urged the national government to put into place a concrete plan to implement the cash transfer program meant to shield poor Filipinos from the inflationary effects of the proposed tax reform package, which is still pending legislative approval.

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4 Ways to promote gender equality in the workplace

Published by rudy Date posted on August 26, 2017

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This is why your CEO makes more than 300 times your pay

Published by rudy Date posted on August 7, 2017

by Sarah Anderson, Aug 7, 2017 This week I got called a bully. What provoked the name-calling was a Securities and Exchange Commission vote on Wednesday to adopt regulations requiring corporations to disclose the gap between what they pay their CEO and their workers. The commissioners voted 3 to 2 along straight party lines.

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Defining who’s rich: How rich is “rich” in the Philippines?

Published by rudy Date posted on July 24, 2017

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Wealth growth in Asia puts it on track as world’s richest region in two years: Boston Consulting

Published by rudy Date posted on June 15, 2017

CNBC, Jun 15, 2017 Asian financial centres Singapore and Hong Kong will attract more wealth from within and outside the region in the coming years – a development that will help to propel Asia Pacific to become the world’s wealthiest region by 2019, a study by Boston Consulting Group showed.

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APEC aims at inclusive growth

Published by rudy Date posted on March 4, 2017

Saturday, Mar 04, 2017 An agreement to enhance trade linkages and foster sustainable, inclusive and innovative growth marked a positive wrap-up to the first Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 1) and other related APEC meetings on Friday.

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Rising income inequality: do not draw the obvious conclusions

Published by rudy Date posted on December 11, 2016

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Rising income inequality: do not draw the obvious conclusions

Published by rudy Date posted on December 11, 2016

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Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality

Published by rudy Date posted on December 1, 2016

By Richard Dobbs, Anu Madgavkar, James Manyika, Jonathan Woetzel, Jacques Bughin, Eric Labaye, and Pranav Kashyap The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action, this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social consequences.

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Inclusive growth in world trade: APEC in a changing global landscape

Published by rudy Date posted on November 16, 2016

by Victor C. Manhit, Businessworld, November 16, 2016 Peru’s hosting of this year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) culminates with the economic leaders’ meeting this week. Designed to promote trade liberalization in the Asia-Pacific region, APEC has nevertheless prioritized agendas that underscore the importance of investing in human capital to build sustainable and inclusive economies. Fittingly,…

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Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016

Published by rudy Date posted on October 5, 2016

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THE BIG CHILL | Who decides who are the oligarchs to be destroyed? Business on edge

Published by rudy Date posted on August 8, 2016

By: Jose Bimbo F. Santos, Bloomberg TV Philippines, August 8, 2016 MANILA – From drug pushers, to miners, President Rodrigo Duterte is also training his sights on oligarchs, and singled out Wednesday former trade minister and Philweb Corporation chairman Roberto Ongpin as an oligarch he wants to destroy. A day after the President’s tirade, shares…

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Income inequality: Why so many households are not advancing

Published by rudy Date posted on August 3, 2016

http://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/employment-and-growth/income-inequality-why-so-many-households-are-not-advancing?cid=podcast-eml-alt-mip-mgi-oth-1608 Incomes from wages and capital were flat or fell for two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies between 2005 and 2014—an explosive increase from less than 2 percent in the previous decade.

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Inequality Crisis; 62 people own as much as 3.6 billion poor people

Published by rudy Date posted on June 21, 2016

http://tacticalinvestor.com/inequality-crisis-62-people-own-as-much-as-3-6-billion-poor-people/?nabe=4593351574159360:0,5209553216471040:0,5652500441464832:0&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2F4gar1BwlIf Things continue to go from bad to worse; if you look at the dates, you will notice that conditions started deteriorating rapidly after 2010. 2009 was when the world experienced one of the worst financial catastrophes of all time. How did the U.S government decide to deal with this meltdown that was perpetrated by…

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The problem with inequality, according to Adam Smith

Published by rudy Date posted on June 9, 2016

The allure of extreme wealth can contort human sympathies, causing the public to admire the wealthy and shun the poor. by DENNIS C. RASMUSSEN JUN 9, 2016,http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/06/the-problem-with-inequality-according-to-adam-smith/486071/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheAtlantic+(The+Atlantic+-+Master+Feed)#utm_sguid=112502,b9855a9e-c34b-0f00-f665-80a0c498b2b7 One of the more memorable statements of Barack Obama’s presidency thus far has been his claim, in a high-profile December 2013 speech, that great and growing economic inequality…

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Globalisation and inequality

Published by rudy Date posted on April 4, 2016

The new wave Surprisingly little is known about the causes of inequality. A Serbian-American economist proposes an interesting theory IT’S a golden age for studying inequality. Thomas Piketty, a French economist, set the benchmark in 2014 when his book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”, was published in English and became a bestseller. The book mapped…

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to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.

 

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