Category Archives: Gini

Does Inequality Matter? The Evidence

I’ve now had debates in the ML comment section with both Jason Hopper and Andrew Goldstein over the importance of inequality, specifically income inequality, as an economic issue and a development goal. Some ways in which that question can be … Continue reading

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Why the Poor Don’t Soak the Rich in the U.S.

If you’re like me and have been struggling simply to understand the events that are transpiring in Egypt, have no fear – this adorable little girl will explain it all: One of the root causes behind Egypt protests is income … Continue reading

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