The IMF has noted that:
The IMF’s Gita Gopinath, the World Bank’s Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, and the OECD’s Laurence Boone–all chief economists of their respective institutions, talked about inequality and its economic origins during a roundtable discussion opened by Christine Lagarde during the IMF’s 2019 Spring Meetings.
And as they also note:
Boone argued that there is scope to level the playing field among large multinational corporations.
“At the global level, we must ensure that firms pay their fair share of taxes to create value and employ people,” Boone emphasized.
Gopinath agreed with Boone’s point on taxation, adding that “redistribution may be a channel that hasn’t been used enough.”
The times, they are a changin', as someone once said. And for the better, I think.