Category Archives: Income disparity

How Brexit Threatens to Turn the UK Into “Borisland”

How the Tories and UKIP intend to use Brexit to impose permanent austerity and reduce workers’ rights.

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IMF Warns That Inequality, Poverty, Low Productivity Growth, Falling Workforce Participation Will Drag on US Growth

The IMF has become an unlikely reporter of unpleasant realities about the US economy, particularly the costs of inequality and distress. If only its prescriptions were better….

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Unequal Gains: American Growth and Inequality Since 1700

American history suggests that inequality is not driven by some fundamental law of capitalist development, but rather by episodic shifts in five basic forces: demography, education policy, trade competition, financial regulation policy, and labour-saving technological change.

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