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  1. Letters

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... standards, education and gender equality. Chinese amply discuss China's many problems of inequality and inequity, problems that will not be solved through authoritarian rule. The example ...

  2. Time for Occupy to pack up and go home

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's time to go. The original Occupy Wall Street movement helped to make the long-neglected problem of extreme income inequality part of the mainstream political debate in the US. Its ...

  3. Ignore migrants at nation's peril, say experts

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to 13 million rural labourers added to the urban population each year. Professor Liu said inequalities in education should be eliminated to give immigrants and locals a fair shot at competing ...

  4. Beware wealth's flight to safety in turbulent 2012

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... state-managed programme globally that achieved its intent efficiently. Alas, state-directed activities are prone to inefficiency and inequity, and anybody who thinks they will lead the globe to prosperity is historically uninformed. China's Gini income inequality index is already higher than in the US, and social unrest is rising worldwide as Occupy Wall Street encampments affirm. What ...

  5. Bankers bracing for challenging times ahead

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... inequality, and try to rebalance the economy and protect the environment, as set out in its 12th five-year plan. Speaking at the same forum, Liu Mingkang, former chairman of the China Banking ...

  6. Take stock of wise investing

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... market, we can aggregate investors by age, gender and location, and follow individuals over time.' Of the behaviours identified, four stood out: under-diversification, home region bias, ... it comes to the gender balance of individual investors. While markets as distinct as the US, Finland and Israel consistently have an 80-20 or 70-30 bias towards males, China is almost as close ...

  7. Girl power

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and effort researching possible investments, considering every angle and detail, as well as considering alternate points of view. But Chun also says gender generalisations should be viewed with caution because they clearly do not apply to all men or all women. 'It should be noted the research shows that the gender effect mainly manifests itself in non-professionals,' Chun says. ...

  8. Not enough women reaching top of accountancy sector

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... compared with 4,377 male. The gap in gender starts to narrow from age 40 to 44, with 3,364 female accountants compared with 3,121 males. From age 45 onwards, the tables turn and there are more ...

  9. 'Occupy Central' activists dig in

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that the widespread social malaise in the world was due to the inequalities of wealth and power created by capitalism. Yau said the rally had an even wider social meaning. 'We are trying - even ...

  10. HK's next financial secretary must be an expert firefighter

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland Leung Chun-ying says that tackling income inequality and inflation will be the top jobs for his new administration. These are worthy enough aims (although the road to economic hell has long been paved with similarly good intentions). But when he appoints his senior officials, Leung should remember there is a still an uncomfortably big chance that his policy ...




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