Global Master of Public Policy

Civil Society policy brief submitted to G20Your

By Prof. Helmut K. Anheier, PhD on Jun 15, 2017 7:30:00 PM

I write to update you on the policy brief “Civil Society Challenged: Towards an Enabling Policy Environment”, which I co-authored with my colleagues and fellow deans Jack Knott (University of Southern California) and John Burns (University of Hong Kong), and also to share some good news.

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Inequality: the defining issue of this century

By Kevin Baron on Jun 8, 2017 9:21:11 AM

Contemporary economic growth is also a story of rising inequality.  For example, in the United States, average annual income is over $50,000, whereas in Niger per person income per year is under $500, or less than one percent of that in the United States.  But even within developed countries, inequality is rising.  There is also a significant urban-rural divide in education, opportunities, and fiscal growth potential.  How can governments and businesses face these emerging issues with attainable solutions?

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