- Get the Super-Rich More Involved in Government. URETSKY, SAM // Progressive Populist;11/1/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p15
The author discusses the need for the wealthy population to cooperate with the U.S. government on issues such as taxation for economic development.
- China: Wealth Drain To Intensify. // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/2/2012, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p10
The article claims that the 2011 Hurun Rich List, a report on the wealth of richest individuals in China, shows some insights into the dividends of the country's economic growth boom. The report showed that China's 1,000 wealthiest citizens, a large percentage of whom hold political positions,...
- The Hardest Lesson. Reich, Robert B. // American Prospect;Nov2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p52
The article points out that people should have paid attention to inequality as a warning sign of economic crisis in the U.S. It says that the assumption that the rich will use their extra money to invest in factories, machines and inventions to spur growth ignores the facts that capital is...
- Big Numbers Brewing. NAM, SUZANNE; SERAFIN, TATIANA // Forbes Asia;Sep2012, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p70
The article presents information on the economic condition of Thailand and some of the richest people of the country. The collective wealth of the country has increased by more than 20% for a second consecutive year despite the recent political turmoil and natural disaster. Many of the...
- "Economic growth" is a misnomer: Growth is now UNeconomic. Daly, Herman // CCPA Monitor;Oct2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p19
The article explores the cost of economic growth. In terms of forgone present consumption, there is a high opportunity cost of investment needed for rapid growth. As this misallocation is temporary, growth itself will give individuals with more consumption and investment. As the costs of growth...
- They just hate rich people. Tanner, Michael D. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;12/24/2010, Issue 324274, p26
The author discusses the need for politicians to determine the roles of rich people in the U.S. include their contribution to economic growth, their charitable activities and their fair share of taxes.
- ECONOMIC GROWTH AND POVERTY: IN SEARCH OF TRICKLE-DOWN. Norton, Seth W. // CATO Journal;Fall2002, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p263
Compares the income of the rich and the poor, and examines the effect of economic growth on poverty. Relation between wealth distribution and poverty; Empirical evidence on the relationship between the incomes of the rich and poor; Factors attributed for the increases in the incomes of the rich.
- Origins and powers of the new rich. // China Perspectives;2007, Vol. 2007 Issue 1, p106
The author reflects on the number of Chinese businessman in China which contributes in the Chinese developments. The authors mention that 90% of thousands of rich Chinese people are the offspring of senior officials. The authors states that the majority of wealthy people lives in eight most...
- Middle East and Africa wealth markets are dwarfed by Europe or Asia but will grow three times faster. // MarketWatch: Financial Services;Mar2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the development of the wealth market in the Middle East and Africa. It shows that the development was driven by the higher concentrations of wealth in the hands of affluent individuals, who accounted for just 2.9% of the adult population. It expects that Oman will be the...