Economic Impacts of Rising Inequality

Subcommittee Holds Hearing

Senator Tim JohnsonOn September 17, 2014, the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing about the economic impacts of rising inequality.

During the hearing, panelists discussed research showing that lower levels of economic inequality produce societies with more stable financial systems, the value of entrepreneurship, and the relationship between political and economic inequality.

Witnesses:

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