Resources on Global Inequality

What is Global Inequality?

Global inequality, in a broad sense, is the idea that people in different places are unequal in terms of their relations to one-another. Usually, people focus on economic equality, and, in the world, different regions are differently developed and, therefore, have different levels of wealth between them and distributions of wealth in their populations. Economic inequality is difficult to measure but a popular method is known as the GINI coefficient, which measures inequality by dispersion of income in different segments of society. (from

Understanding Income Inequality from Ryerson Online on Vimeo.