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The Economist shines the spotlight on recent research on income inequality by three UCD economics professors

The references to this research are found in a 19 page special report on the global economy and “the new politics of capitalism and inequality” published in the Issue of October 13th 2012. Peter Lindert’s work on income inequality in colonial America is mentioned here. Chris Meissner’s work on financial crises and income inequality is mentioned here. Finally Greg Clark's work on rare names and inter-generational mobility is mentioned here.

For more information:

Lindert’s working paper can be downloaded here.

Meissner’s paper can be downloaded here.

Clark's research can be downloaded here