inequality

  • Back to basics

    The importance of basic education, both primary and secondary, has increasingly occupied the academic literature, highlighting its relevance for economic development. Higher educational levels result in higher levels of labor productivity, which in turn, relate to higher levels of income. The universalization of basic education is often pointed out...
  • Discussing the future of development – why economic inequality matters

    The main drivers of contemporary development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will expire in 2015. The past years have, as a consequence, seen a raised debate concerning the future of development. What were the shortcomings of the MDGs? What were the strengths? Is there a need to refocus our...