The Politics of Measuring Inequality: What gets left out and why?

Inequality is a touchy issue, so for different actors, measurement is vital. There is no one ‘right’ way to measure anything. That’s what measurement is: one way to quantify out of many. But there can of course be a wrong way – what we would say in statistics was inaccurate, with a bias and led us to a false conclusion, or something excessively imprecise. Plenty of statisticians and fact checkers work to identify when me

The Politics of Measuring Inequality: What gets left out and why? – From Poverty to Power