Tag Archive: Inequality

Professor Darrick Hamilton interviewed on NPR Marketplace

In an interview on December 14, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy Darrick Hamilton discussed the growing wealth gap that is widening along racial lines in the United States. Research indicates that a major driver of the divide is the disparity in asset wealth.  In the Spring 2015 semester, Professor Hamilton will co-teach a new …

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Faculty Sakiko Fukuda-Parr on Human Rights and Global Inequality at the UN

Professor Fukuda-Parr was one of the speakers at the Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations on November 19-20, urging Parliamentarians to support the goal to reduce inequality as a top international priority. On November 17th, she also gave the annual Boving lecture at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, established to promote debate on urgent global challenges of poverty, inequality and development, on Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights.

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Professor Sakiko Fukuda Parr to Speak on the Role of Human Rights in Combating Poverty


From Rhetoric to Remedy: human rights in the struggle against poverty
27 October 2014, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Lipton Hall,
108 West Third Street
New York, NY 10012

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Book Launch: Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, co-edited by GPIA Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Today is the official book launch for Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, a publication co-edited by GPIA professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. The book is a product of JICA Research Institute (JICA-RI)’s five-year research project, and analyzes the interactions of horizontal inequalities (HIs), people’s perceptions and institutions, as well as their impacts on stability and conflict risks in sub-Saharan African countries.

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Urban Policy Professor David Howell Blogs on Inequality

Director of Public and Urban Poilcy PhD program, David Howell, recently wrote three blog pieces about inequality for the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analys (SCEPA) is at The New School. Howell’s articles examine income distribution in the United States over the past few decades, and whether it is a question of inequality or opportunity.

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