Jeff Bezos no longer world’s richest man

I got asked an interesting question online recently; will anybody be richer than Jeff Bezos?

It came at an interesting time, given the Davos summit, worries about “the rich getting richer” and misleading media headlines like “22 men now have more wealth than Africa’s 326m women”.

Such articles are a classic example of confusing wealth and income, and using statistics in a misleading way.

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