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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    Inequality in Asia: The Local Effects of Global Capitalism

    Inequality did not increase during the early stages of economic development in Japan and the East Asian Tigers. But in India and China it did. Why is that? Watch the video

    Finance and Growth: When Credit Helps, and When it Hinders

    The financial sector can support growth but it can also cause crisis. The present crisis has exposedgaps in economists’ understanding of this dual potential. Read more