Inequality is an issue we all face every day, from income disparities to gender discrimination. In this first lecture in the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s “Inequality 101” series, Arjun Jayadev explains the vital importance of understanding inequality in today’s world.
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Inequality, in many ways, may be the biggest question of our times. And yet it is a topic that is still underexplored in conventional economics curricula. In this five-part lecture series from the Institute for New Economic Thinking, economists Arjun Jayadev (Azim Premji Univeristy) and Branko Milanovic (CUNY Graduate Center) break down what inequality is, how we measure it, why it exists, and how to address it.