A video of the April 15, 2014 event featuring French economist Thomas Piketty discussing his new book, “Capital in the 21st Century.”
Category: Economic Stability
Daniel Kuehn: Strong and Weak Forms of Gender Pay Gap Skepticism: “Critics assert… that invocation of the gender pay gap is usually of the form… …”the entire 23% gap is […]
Morning Must-Read: Barry Eichengreen: It’s Not a Savings Glut, It’s a Tolerance for Holding Risky Investment Shortfall
Barry Eichengreen: It’s Not a Savings Glut, It’s a Tolerance for Holding Risky Investment Shortfall: “The data show little evidence of a savings glut…. It is plausible that the wealthy […]
From Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman (March 2014): The Distribution of US Wealth, Capital Income and Returns since 1913: From today’s perspective, the $800K per capita in today’s purchasing that […]
Heather Boushey, Executive Director and Chief Economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Below is her statement....
As we move forward into the 21st century, understanding how to sustain that prosperity and dynamism is in the interest of us all. A clearer understanding of how today’s levels of inequality affect growth and...
The full video of Nobel Prize winner and MIT Professor Emeritus Robert M. Solow discussing inequality and equitable growth at the launch of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth:
John Podesta delivered opening remarks at the launch event for the Washington Center for Equitable Growth on November 15, 2013.