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Inequality, Global Economic

  • By: Elaine Coburn
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Global economic inequality is the worldwide divergence of financial resources among nations, but also among households and individuals, or among classes, genders, and other socially defined groups. Debates about economic inequality worldwide, its characteristics, causes, and ...

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