Economic Inequity in Asia

Halting the rising inequality  

Economic inequality in India has been a problem on the rise for years, now the government is taking action to identify the causes of the problem. From a study done from 1990 to 2006, the annual wage of an Indian worker barely increased by 1%. The causes that are being attributed to the increasing inequality problem are the low-quality labor force employed inadequately. To make changes to the work world in India, the article says, by having more oversight, efficiency and more opportunities will begin to close the gap of rich and poor.

 LiveMint.com. ‘Halting the Rising Inequality.” The Wall Street Journal. http://www.livemint.com/2008/10/21220403/Halting-the-rising-inequality.html?h=B (accessed October 2008).