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The Big Picture on Inequality | David Autor & Alicia Bárcena Ibarra

It is understandable that a lot of people feel angry at being left behind, says MIT’s David Autor, presenting data that show how within-country inequality has been increasing in many countries even as the global economy has grown as a whole. Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, makes the case that excessive inequality is bad for efficiency and productivity.

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