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Video

Description:

Income inequality in America is a serious issue. People are worried about a widening gap between the rich and the poor in the United States. But is the global story the same? Professor Tyler Cowen tells how, globally, income inequality worldwide is on the decline. Thanks to globalization and free trade, the world is richer, and billions of people have escaped from poverty through the global economy.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Economics
  • Social Studies > Current Events

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education

Keywords:

globalization, income inequality, free trade, immigration, capitalism

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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