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Measuring income inequality: Ija Trapeznikova in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh

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Measuring income inequality: Ija Trapeznikova in conversation with Daniel S Hamermesh

Summary measures of inequality differ from one another and give different pictures of the evolution of economic inequality over time. In this video Daniel S Hamermesh asks how economic inequality is measured. How has inequality evolved over time? And is it possible to compare levels of income inequality internationally?

Read Ija Trapeznikova's article Measuring income inequality.
Consult our key topic page on economic inequality.

Dr. Trapeznikova's research interests include labor economics, with an emphasis on macroeconomic aspects of the labor market, and the economics of education.
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