Subject: economics

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Failure to agree world tax body in Addis is missed opportunity

Commenting on final agreements reached at the UN financing for development conference in Addis Ababa last night, which aimed to set out how plans to meet poverty targets will be funded over the next...

Oxfam "deeply concerned" by IFS analysis of Budget's impact on low income families

Reacting to the IFS analysis showing that millions of low-income families will lose out as a result of yesterday's Budget because increases in the minimum wage will be outweighed by benefit cuts,...

Oxfam reaction to Budget

Reacting to today's Budget, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns, said: On UK poverty and a national living wage "Increasing the legal minimum wage is a...

One year on, a generation faces a bleak future in Gaza

One year on from the 2014 Gaza conflict, most people's lives have not improved and an entire generation of young people faces an increasingly bleak future with little hope of jobs, reconstruction...

G7 companies' tax dodging lost Africa $6bn

G7-based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $6billion (£3.9bn) in a year through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report 'Money talks: Africa at...

Oxfam response to new OECD report on inequality: more evidence that those on the lowest incomes are increasingly being left behind

In response to a new report published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All, Oxfam's Inequality Campaign...

Oxfam verdict on the World Bank IMF Spring meetings

Inequality Head of Oxfam International's Washington DC office Nicolas Mombrial said:   "Given that rising inequality continues to make the headlines everywhere in the...

Three-pronged attack on poverty needed to make this year a historic turning point for development - Oxfam

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Oxfam reaction to the World Bank's Jim Yong Kim speech outlining strategy to end poverty

In response to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announcing cooperation between the World Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank and the BRICS New Development Bank, Oxfam's...

Budget reaction

Responding to measures announced to tackle tax dodging by Chancellor George Osborne in today's Budget, Oxfam's Head of UK Campaigns & Policy Nick Bryer said:  "There...

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