Economic inequality – gaps between the rich and the poor in income, pay and wealth – is rising within societies and among nations. It’s a topic covered extensively in research and in the media, so follow the latest thinking and work on inequality here.


What's Become of the Common Good?

Michael J. Sandel

FSG, 2020

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A New Vision of How a Dynamic-Growth Economy Can Work for Everyone

Lawrence C. Marsh

Greenleaf Book Group, 2020

Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

Joseph E. Stiglitz

W.W. Norton, 2019

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Anne Case and Angus Deaton

Princeton UP, 2020

Practical Ways to Tackle Economic Inequality

Heidi Bush et al.

Cornerstone Capital Group, 2018

The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Anand Giridharadas

Knopf, 2018

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Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality

James Kwak

Pantheon Books, 2017

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The steepest declines in spending during the coronavirus recession have come from the highest-income places.

Emily Badger and Alicia Parlapiano

The New York Times, 2020

How Geography and Gender Stack the Deck for (or Against) You

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates

Gates Foundation, 2019


Annette Alstadsæter et al.

University of California, Berkeley, 2017