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Simplice A. Asongu

Simplice A. Asongu

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Simplice A. Asongu is Lead Economist and Director of the African Governance and Development Institute.

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    How Inequality Reduces Growth

    William H. Janeway

    A large body of academic research has emerged to explain why wealth and income inequality are hitting new highs, and why productivity growth continues to decline. A powerful new synthesis by a leading macroeconomist shows that the two trends are deeply intertwined.

    examines the causes of widening inequality since 1980 and stagnant productivity since 2000.

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