Ed Conard discusses income inequality with Matt Miller on Bloomberg’s “In the Loop." ... Read More
Has an MIT PhD debunked Piketty’s inequality argument?
Ed Conard discusses a challenge to Thomas Piketty’s findings on the causes of rising inequality from MIT PhD Matthew Rognlie with Matter Miller on Bloomberg's “In The Loop.” ... Read More
What’s the Price of Inequality?
Ed speaks with Robert Peston, BBC economics editor, to counter common income inequality misconceptions. Listen to Part 1 and Part 2. ... Read More
Krugman Steps Closer Toward Conceding Case Against Income Inequality Is Mistaken
Earlier this week Paul Krugman took another step closer to conceding that the case against income inequality is mistaken. He said, “I’m actually a skeptic on the inequality-is-bad-for-performance proposition. … [I’m] worried that the evidence for some popular stories is weaker than I’d like.” Krugman laid some of the groundwork for his growing concession in his review of Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century where Krugman voiced cautious skepticism for ... Read More