The current system is causing inefficiencies in housing markets, but governments seem unwilling to act.
Superannuation changes are sorely needed because recent data shows only a small number of wealthy Australians are accumulating wealth through it.
How has the wealth of Australian households changed over the last 15 years?
Brexit campaigners connected with voters who felt left behind – and won.
Labor's proposed competition policies are based on incorrect assumptions about market power and fail to address inequality.
Following the Brexit referendum on Friday, the UK will be the first country to exit the EU bloc, potentially unleashing a cascade of further division.
The huge problem of youth unemployment in South Africa appears to be getting worse. New research will hopefully amplify their voices and inform more realistic interventions to combat the monster.
It's easy to get excited about smart city technology – but we need to think through the human consequences.
The ladder of social mobility isn't what it used to be. An expert at Cornell explains how global demographic trends are widening the economic gap among young people.
Inequalities in the nutritional status of poor and rich have been mitigated through various social protection policies, but children in South Africa remain at risk of malnutrition.
Scotland remains sick man of Europe despite devolution. Here's what is going wrong.
There is increasing evidence that voters have lost their faith in politicians and politics. But the way to restore faith is by implementing policies that make economic and social sense.
It's not easy to make good food choices when there's a takeaway on every corner.
Two centuries of tax policy show efforts to raise taxes on the rich hinge on questions of fairness. The history also suggests proponents have a tough road ahead.
In response to the government's pre-election budget, Labor's Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh, a former professor of economics, describes an alternative economic plan.
Grand plans designed to reduce reliance on oil will struggle to create an economy which helps all the Kingdom's subjects.
Why we should stop panicking about whether the Olympic venues will be ready and start thinking about the long-term impacts of construction.
Today's classes were born out of the machine age. They are not fit for purpose in 21st century Britain.
Writer and social commentator Jane Caro told Q&A that Australia has one of the most unequal education systems in the OECD. Is that right?
Competition can be a force for positive change. But in its current form, it's setting universities back rather than moving them forward.