Is Economic Inequality Inevitable?


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Is Economic Inequality Inevitable?
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Sunday, 25. August
90 minutes
English
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Since the 1980s, wealth and income inequality has started to rise again in many countries. While some, such as the US, have seen a significant increase in inequality, others, such as Sweden, have maintained relatively stable levels. Explore the reasons for these divergent trends: What are the roots of inequality and which policies can make a real difference?

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Economist, Public Policy Analyst and Professor Columbia University
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Andrea Weber

Professor of Economics Central European University
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Gabriel Felbermayr

Director Austrian Institute of Economic Research
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Moderator

Anja Meierkord

Labour Market Expert OECD