What's driving income inequality?

Jul 03, 2018

Sections Economics Video

Income inequality is on the rise in many countries, but is it due to earned wealth, or inherited wealth—and should policy makers be trying to stop it? Chicago Booth's Eric Zwick and Luigi Zingales, along with Gabriel Zucman of the University of California, Berkeley, join Hal Weitzman to discuss the forces driving the phenomenon, as well as the political and economic ramifications greater inequality could have.