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Economic inequality has dominated international economic debate recently, and with good reason. Developmental charity Oxfam International made headlines not too long ago with its report that the 85 richest people in the world own the wealth of half of the world`s population. The report further suggests that more often than not, these wealthy elites “co-opt the political process to rig the rules of the economic system in their favour.”