Monthly Archives: July 2015

Hey, we can make money on inequality! Let’s use it to fight extreme poverty.

Published on Oxfam America’s Politics of Poverty blog.

A message to those attending the UN ‘s Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa this week.

As it turns out, extreme inequality is a great investment opportunity. A couple of Citigroup researchers figured this out nearly 10 years ago and laid out a strategy to help investors capitalize on this worrying trend. I wonder if we can use the same strategy to finance the end of poverty in developing countries? Continue reading