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Is Inequality Set to Decline?

Graham Watson

19th January 2017

This FT clip looks at the historic factors that have contributed to rising inequality, or at least the perception of rising inequality today, and the subsequent implications of this for populism and financial markets.

Is Inequality Set to Decline?

Markus Stadlmann of Lloyds argues that the wage shock of the 1980s and 1990s, have passed and that there's evidence that there's now wage growth in low-paid sectors in advanced in economies, meaning that the Gini coefficient may fall in future.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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