Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: Inequalities in human development in the 21st century

Authored by: Pedro Conceição

Categories: Human Rights
Sub-Categories: Human Development
Year: 2019
Citation: Conceição, Pedro. “Beyond Income, beyond Averages, beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development in the 21st Century.” United Nations Development Programme, 2019.

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Executive Summary

The wave of demonstrations sweeping across countries is a clear sign that, for all our progress, something in our globalized society is not working. Different triggers are bringing people onto the streets: the cost of a train ticket, the price of petrol, political demands for independence. A connecting thread, though, is deep and rising frustration with inequalities. Understanding how to address today’s disquiet requires looking “Beyond Income, Beyond Averages and Beyond Today,” as this Human Development Report sets out to do.