Matías Cociña

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40 charts that explain the world

Our friend and colleague Max Fisher over at Worldviews has posted another 40 maps that explain the world, building on his original classic of the genre. But this is Wonkblog. We're about charts. And one of the great things about charts is that they show not just how things are -- but how they're …

Stiglitz: The Lessons of the U.S. Crisis for Economic Theory & Policy

The many ways to measure economic inequality

Issues of economic inequality have pushed their way back into the national and global conversation – from Pope Francis and Sen. Bernie Sanders to …

Bachelet by a mile

POLLING stations in Chile’s presidential election closed at 6pm on Sunday. By 6.45pm, and with barely a third of the votes counted, the …

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The longer walk to equality

<b>South African inequality over the lifetime of Nelson Mandela</b><p>ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA (later Madiba to his countrymen, Nelson to the wider world) was born …

How a Blogger Made Expanding Social Security a Respectable Idea

0<p>SHARES<p>One of the more influential letters to the editor in American history appeared on September 30, 1933, in the <i>Long Beach Press-Telegram</i>. It was …

Mal Informados: chilenos creen que gerentes ganan 5 millones cuando en verdad están en 15 millones

Desde el 2011 las movilizaciones sociales, estudiantiles así como los paros de trabajadores han sido parte de la agenda del país. Más allá de las …

Académico británico Sam Friedman visitó la UDP

El académico <b>Sam Friedman</b>, lecturer en Sociología de la City University London, visitó la UDP para realizar una serie de actividades en la Facultad de …

Remarks by the President on Economic Mobility

THEARC<p>Washington, D.C.<p>11:31 A.M. EST<p>THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you, everybody. Thank you so much. Please, please have a seat. Thank …

Income Inequality LIS Book Launch Panel & Discussion

Five Arab states top the most corrupt list

Five Arab countries are ranked among the top 10 most corrupt nations, according to Transparency International's newly released annual Corruption Perceptions Index, as instability in the region has profound effects on governance.<p>The list, published on Tuesday, ranks countries on an index score that …