THE relatively slow growth of middle class incomes, widening inequality and declining prospects for the poor to move up the economic ladder are "crucial" problems for the US to tackle in coming...

[PARIS] The middle class is getting squeezed and it is the millennial generation above all that is bearing the brunt, the OECD said, urging action to help households struggling with the rising...

THE BROAD VIEW

THE world is on the brink of a historic milestone: By 2020, more than half of the world's population will be "middle class", according to Brookings Institution scholar Homi Kharas...