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Income inequality and social origins: Lorenzo Cappellari in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh

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Income inequality and social origins: Lorenzo Cappellari in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh

In this video Lorenzo Cappellari and Daniel S Hamermesh discuss the relationship between income inequality and intergenerational mobility. Other questions include:

- Do developed economies provide their citizens with equal opportunities for achieving economic success?
- What are some ways/policies that can foster intergenerational mobility?
- Covid-19 has brought the already pressing problem of income inequality to heightened prominence. What can governments do about it?

Read Lorenzo Cappellari's article Income inequality and social origins.
Consult our key topic page on economic inequality.
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Lorenzo Cappellari's research interests are in the field of empirical labour economics, in particular earnings and income dynamics, intergenerational mobility, education, applied microeconometrics.

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