Category Archives: Equity

Neuroeconomics on Equity and Inequality

People’s preferences for income distribution fundamentally affect their behavior and contribute to shaping important social and political institutions. The study of such preferences has become a major topic in behavioral research in social psychology and economics. Despite the large literature … Continue reading

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Human Development Report 2011 – Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All

This Report explores the integral links between environmental sustainability and equity and shows that these are critical to expanding human freedoms for people today and in generations to come. The point of departure is that the remarkable progress in human … Continue reading

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Child poverty in perspective: An overview of child well-being in rich countries

Read   A comprehensive assessment of the lives and well-being of children and adolescents in the economically advanced nations. The true measure of a nation’s standing is how well it attends to its children – their health and safety, their … Continue reading

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Fairness and Equity in Education

Fairness and Equity in Education   There is growing recognition that there might be something to this principle. One significant observation from the recently released international assessment of student learning, PISA, is that countries that address social inequalities demonstrate better … Continue reading

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