06.12.2011 10.Kislev. 5772 Gebet für Regen
Inequality has been on the rise in most of the nations belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but it has increased most markedly in the United States and Israel, the organization announced yesterday in a new report called "Divided We Stand."
The report studies the period from 1985 to 2008, just before the onset of the great global economic crisis. It measures inequality by the Gini inequality index, according to which 0 represents total equality and 1 is absolute inequality, where one person gets all the income….