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The Age of Inequality

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Inequality has become a crucial topic for everyone from economists, central bankers, and bond traders to the Occupy movement and the political leaders who must respond to it. Project Syndicate contributors, including the world’s pre-eminent economic practitioners and academics, examine the causes and consequences of growing disparities in income and wealth.

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