AXA Group Chief Economist and AXA Investment Managers Head of Research
November 22, 2022
Investment, Inequality, and Societal Resilience
Rising inequality, which today affects more than 70% of the world’s population, is a major threat to societal resilience. Broad economic trends, as well as successive crises, have contributed to the widening gap between the wealthiest and poorest in our societies. While the financial sector is often seen as a primary driver of rising inequality, financial markets, and institutions, as well as investors, have an important role to play in supporting inclusive growth.