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An Economy for the 1%

An Economy for the 1 Percent

Latest research on inequality and the richest 1%

The global inequality crisis is reaching new extremes. The richest 1% now have more wealth than the rest of the world combined. Power and privilege is being used to skew the economic system to increase the gap between the richest and the rest. A global network of tax havens further enables the richest individuals to hide $7.6 trillion. The fight against poverty will not be won until the inequality crisis is tackled.

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Deborah Hardoon, Deputy Head of Research 

Watch Deborah talk through the team's research and findings from the report. 


Read Deborah's reflective blog 

In the run up to the World Economic Forum Deborah Hardoon, Deputy Head of Research, introduces Oxfam's latest inequality data and shares her personal reflections from two years of work on these shocking statistics.

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Report Snapshot

See below for a quick snapshot of the key findings from the report