The Dynamics of Social Inequalities in the Present World
June 22, 2017
By Joseph Stiglitz
It is apparent that not only are there high levels of inequalities within most countries, but those inequalities have been growing over time. They are much larger today than they were a third of a century ago. It is also clear that there is far from equal opportunity: the life prospects of children of rich and well-educated parents are far better than those with poor and less well-educated parents.