BEIF Newsletter

May 2013

2.3

In This Issue

Munk Debate on Taxing the Rich

Income Inequality Continues to Rise and Hurt the Poor More

Giving and Getting

Moving Money Offshore

BEIF Interviews Jerry Davis

Munk Debate on Taxing the Rich

On May 30, 2013, Munk Debates hosted four leading thinkers to debate the resolution: Be it resolved tax the rich (more). Going into the debate, 58 percent of the audience were in favour of the motion. This number increased to 70 percent ...
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Income Inequality Continues to Rise and Hurt the Poor More

In a recent report, the OECD revealed that income inequality increased more during the latest three years (i.e., 2008-10, for which the data is available) than in the previous 12 years. The income gap between rich and poor ...
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Giving and Getting

Dr. Adam Grant, a professor at Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania has recently released a book entitled, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. The book introduces Grant’s academic research ...
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Moving Money Offshore

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has recently uncovered thousands of individuals in various countries who have resorted to moving money to offshore tax havens in an effort to evade taxes in their home countries ...
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BEIF Interviews
Jerry Davis

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