economic impact of inequality

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What Makes a Recession ‘Great’?

People who lose their jobs tend to cut back on their household spending. But in a starkly unequal economy, they won’t be the only ones to deeply cut back their spending once unemployment starts rising.

Still Feeling the Great Recession?

Want thrills in your life? Go ride a roller coaster. Want some economic security? Help make America more equal. A new study from three eminent economists explains why.