The quarterly newsletter Inequality in Focus continues to explore aspects of inequality, this time taking us to South Africa and, in the second article, exploring the connection between climate change, food insecurity and inequality. Access the latest issue here.
Apartheid's Legacy: Inequality of Opportunity
South Africa, the African continent's largest economy by far, displays strikingly high and persistent inequality for an upper middle-income country. Ambar Narayan and Sandeep Mahajan tell us that this is due, in large part, to the enduring legacy of the apartheid system, which denied rights to non-whites.