Income & Wealth

    The Institute strongly supports collecting data and generating better theories about income and wealth. We use a multidisciplinary approach, casting a wide net to better understand these issues which sit at the heart of contemporary economics.

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    What we learn about inequality from Carl Icahn’s $2 billion Apple “no brainer”

    The company’s focus on stock buybacks to increase shareholder value is a reminder of why so much of the value created daily by millions of workers ends up in the hands of the billionaires Read more

    Wealth Inequality in the US and Beyond

    It’s no secret that wealth inequality has grown, both in the US and abroad over the past several decades. What has been particularly notable about the work of Emmanuel Saez is the quantification of that inequality. Watch the video