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Tony Atkinson - Inequality: What Can Be Done About It?

2016-09-11 48 min Social Europe

In episode 14 we focus on inequality. Why is it so bad for societies and what can be done about it? Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses these questions and related issues with the economist Tony Atkinson from Oxford University. Tony is a world-leading scholar in this field and has researched issues around inequality for decades, so he really is one of the most important voices in this discussion. Enjoy the conversation! (14th September 2016) You can also read a written version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/09/inequality-can-done/ 
In episode 14 we focus on inequality. Why is it so bad for societies and what can be done about it? Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses these questions and related issues with the economist Tony Atkinson from Oxford University. Tony is a world-leading scholar in this field and has researched issues around inequality for decades, so he really is one of the most important voices in this discussion. Enjoy the conversation! (14th September 2016) You can also read a written version of the conversation here: https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/09/inequality-can-done/