Nick Galasso

Dr. Nick Galasso is an American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellow, serving Oxfam America as a research and policy advisor. He leads Oxfam’s work on economic inequality.

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Oxfam’s Crystal Ball Confirmed: The Top 1% Now Own Over Half of the World’s Wealth
The world’s richest 1 percent now own more wealth than all of the bottom 99 percent combined. This finding comes from Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Report for 2015 , released last week. Last year, Credit Suisse found the richest 1 percent of adults owned 48 percent of global wealth. According to...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Message to Congress on Trade and Inequality: Wake Up, 'Trickle-Down' is Dead!
The debate over trade is red-hot these days. Proponents in Congress are revving up this week to push through their ‘Plan B’ after a grassroots uprising took them by surprise earlier this month and defeated ‘Plan A’, which the Obama administration had hoped would grant it ‘fast track’ trade...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015
8 Ways to Reduce Global Inequality
Extreme economic inequality is corrosive. It makes poverty reduction harder, hurts our economies, and drives conflict and violence. Reversing this trend presents a significant challenge, but one where we’ve seen some progress. Below we offer eight ways to move the world forward in reducing global...
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