Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization
Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization4.27 11 5 Author: Branko Milanovic Narrator: Joe Barrett
Global Inequality takes us back hundreds of years to show that inequality moves in cycles, fueled by war and disease, technological disruption, access to education, and redistribution. The recent surge of inequality in the West has been driven by the revolution in technology. But even as inequality has soared within nations, it has fallen dramatically among nations. A more open migration policy would reduce global inequality even further.
Both American and Chinese inequality seems well entrenched and self-reproducing, though it is difficult to predict if current trends will be derailed by emerging plutocracy, populism, or war. For those who want to understand how we got where we are, where we may be heading, and what policies might help reverse that course, Milanovic's compelling explanation is the ideal place to start.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 7H 16Min
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