Stiglitz on inequality and growth

Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz here talks briefly about the problem of inequality, particularly in the US, and how reducing it could improve overall growth alongside social justice. Although this is a very short piece, the key idea for me is that rising inequality may be as much the result of policy as of inexorable economic forces.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s