Tag: Inequality

  • Do Wealth Taxes Considerably Curb Wealth Inequality?

    Politicians and governments in the US and elsewhere have lately proposed or applied wealth taxes to complement income and cut back wealth inequality. In a brand new examine, Samira Marti, Isabel Z. MartĂ­nez, and Florian Scheuer present how decreases in wealth taxes led to will increase in wealth inequality in Switzerland, although they discover that…

  • Earnings Inequality Might Worsen the Unfold of Infectious Illness

    Earnings inequality might exacerbate the unfold of infectious illnesses. In a brand new paper, Jay Bhattacharya, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Min Kyong Kim study the connection between revenue inequality and the incidence and prevalence of tuberculosis throughout international locations. Rising revenue inequality has been blamed for a lot of societal ills—crime, soak-the-rich politics, social nervousness, violence,…