« Interview with Mark Gertler | Main | Links for 5-07-14 »

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Why Economists Are Finally Taking Inequality Seriously

New column:

Why Economists Are Finally Taking Inequality Seriously, by Mark Thoma: In economics, the examination of questions surrounding the distribution of income have been ignored or pushed into the background in the academic literature. However, rising inequality over the last several decades coupled with recent work by Thomas Piketty – which has had a surprisingly large and positive reception by the public – have propelled these questions to the forefront of economic analysis. ...

    Posted by on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 08:47 AM in Economics, Income Distribution | Permalink  Comments (107)


    Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.