Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Urban world: The global consumers to watch

Until the turn of this century, population growth generated more than half of all global consumption. But between 2015 and 2030, three-quarters of global consumption growth will be driven by … Continue reading

Friday, 15 April 2016 · Leave a comment

Sharing the Growth Dividend : Analysis of Inequality in Asia

This paper focuses on income inequality in Asia, its drivers and policies to combat it. It finds that income inequality has risen in most of Asia, in contrast to many … Continue reading

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Urban world: Cities and the rise of the consuming class

….600 cities making the largest contribution to a higher global GDP—the City 600—will generate nearly 65 percent of world economic growth by 2025. However, the most dramatic story within the … Continue reading

Thursday, 1 November 2012 · Leave a comment

People and the planet report

Rapid and widespread changes in the world’s human population, coupled with unprecedented levels of consumption present profound challenges to human health and well-being, and the natural environment. This report gives … Continue reading

Monday, 15 October 2012 · Leave a comment