How economic inequality might affect a society's well-being

Economic inequality is a major theme in the American political dialogue. As the country’s wealthiest people continually become richer at the expense of the poor, some research suggests they may actually become less happy and healthy. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the nuanced data and the challenges of evaluating a society’s well-being. Stream your PBS favorites with the…

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How The Dutch Economy Shows We Can't Reduce Wealth Inequality With Taxes

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is the Netherlands, a picturesque nation filled with windmills, tulip fields, and uhh coffee shops. The nation is looked to by many as an extremely forward-thinking place that practices some pretty progressive policies. The nation…

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Economic Inequality

A small academic lecture on Economic Inequality. It focuses on the unfairness of income distribution, the industrial revolution, globalisation, present data of inequality and offers some solutions. AEUK Listening Worksheet: https://www.academic-englishuk.com/economic-inequality More tests: https://www.academic-englishuk.com/listening-tests Teacher Membership: https://www.academic-englishuk.com/teacher-membership

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Is Wealth Inequality Actually a Problem?

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ #inequality #economics #onepercent The wealthiest among us today live a life unparalleled by any other human throughout history. The greatest Kings and emperors could only dream of the life afforded to today’s billionaires. It doesn’t end…

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Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2020

At this event, IFS researchers present the key findings from their latest flagship annual report on living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Drawing on the latest official statistics for 2018-19, the event will examine the economic situation that households found themselves in on the eve of the current Covid-19 crisis and…

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