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JULIE WALKER. Australia should compare CEO and average worker pay like the US and UK.

  Australia should follow the lead of the United States in requiring public companies to disclose how much their CEO makes each year directly compared to an “average” rank and file employee. Ballooning executive pay contributes to income inequality and … Continue reading

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John Quiggin. Piketty and the Australian exception.

Over the past forty years, leading developed economies, most notably the United States have experienced an upsurge in inequality of income and wealth. Most of the benefits of economic growth have accrued to those in the top 1 per cent … Continue reading

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