Stefan Thewissen on why income inequality increased and its economic and political consequences

http://leiden.edu President Obama calls it the “defining challenge of our time”. Head of IMF Lagarde says it casts “a dark shadow … across the global economy”. Income inequality went up considerably in most rich countries. How can we explain this and what are possible consequences? Stefan Thewissen explains his PhD research. More information about his research can be found at http://stefanthewissen.com.

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