Income and Inequality

Day 3
Session 7
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5:05 PM

Free markets create broad levels of prosperity, yet at the same time can lead to increasing levels of income inequality. This course examines and interprets the U.S. income data, identifies the sources of income growth and variation, engages recent scholarship, and provides a Christian analysis of the distribution of gifts, talents, and income.

 

Recommended Readings

Hassett, Kevin and Aparna Mathur. A New Measure of Consumption Inequality. June 25, 2012. http://www.aei.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/-a-new-measure-of-consumption-inequality_142931647663.pdf

Ho, Ben and Sita Nataraj Slavov. Measuring Inequality: One Size Does Not Fit All. April 28, 2014. http://www.aei.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/-measuring-inequality-one-size-does-not-fit-all_081752263790.pdf

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2019

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