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Singapore's 2019 income gap improves, but could widen in 2020 due to Covid-19

High-wage jobs have been relatively buffered from the pandemic as technology allows such workers to work remotely, said economist Walter Theseira.


ALTHOUGH Singapore's Gini coefficient, a measure of income inequality, dipped below 0.4 for the first time in at least a decade in 2019, economists caution that the income gap could again widen this year due to severe disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic. A Gini coefficient...

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