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UNU-WIDER The World is not Flat: Inequality and Injustice in our Global Economy

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A teenager wears torn rubber boots in a muddy local market in Bac Ha, Viet Nam. As of 2005 figures, half the world population—more than 3 billion people–is estimated to live on less than USD 2.50 a day. Bac Ha, Viet Nam. UN Photo/Kibae Park.

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The World is not Flat: Inequality and Injustice in our Global Economy

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Annual Lecture
Volume:
9
Title:
The World is not Flat: Inequality and Injustice in our Global Economy
Authors:
Nancy Birdsall
Publication date:
March 2006
ISBN Printed:
9529520700
ISBN 13 Print:
9789529520701
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2006
Keywords:
inequality, injustice, rich, poor
JEL:
I0, O11,
Sponsor:
UNU-WIDER gratefully acknowledges sponsorship of the 2005 Annual Lecture by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Format:
online and printed copies
 
The lecture was given at the Marina Congress Centre in Helsinki on 26 October 2005.

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