If the gap between the wealth of the billionaires and that of the average residents continues to widen dramatically, there is likely to be discontent.
Inequality actually restricts people from earning more, educating themselves and becoming entrepreneurs.
The two major sources of data show conflicting trends on income inequality.
Individual households in Australia, on average, own 83% of all investment dwellings rented to private tenants or resold. They are people who usually have another main source of income.
Who do you trust? Increasingly the answer seems to be nobody, especially when it comes to inequality.
Overwhelmingly, trusts are used to minimise tax, avoid paying creditors and to avoid the fair division of property after a relationship breakdown.
Census data shows there is income inequality between, but also within, regions of Australia.
New research finds a state of confusion when it comes to Australian government policymaking on housing, despite its huge economic and social significance.
One of Trump’s selling points was that he would 'make America great again': this meant bringing back the American dream.
A new report confirms how the rich become deluded about their talents, but also hints at a growing acknowledgement of inequality.
People in some of the most unequal countries in the world think theirs is the paradigm of meritocracy. Can the data help explain this phenomenon?
The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
Data for 2014-15 from the Australian Taxation Office shows inequality is growing in a number of areas.
When you look at the data (in three charts) on mortgage stress, the systemic risk of people not being able to repay their home loans appears small.
Cars, clothes, diamonds and jets: it's time we addressed just how much the wealthy are hurting the planet.
The debate about different generations' economic status misses the inequality within generations, especially younger Australians.
New research finds higher property prices are associated with higher household income and spending inequality.
Dallas Rogers speaks with Ilan Wiesel and Ray Forrest about the impact of the super rich on local politics, our cities and wealth inequality.
How do inequities of wealth and income manifest in Australia? And what are the implications for the nation's health?
Australia has become collectively richer but much more unequal in recent decades.