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University of Texas Inequality Project

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EHII Dataset (2015) - Gini Coefficient

News and Announcements

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On November 3, 2020. On election day, Foreign Policy ran an article based on UTIP working paper #75, by James Galbraith and Jaehee Choi, which relates changes in income Inequality to presidential election outcomes on a state-by-state basis in the US.

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On October 20, 2020. James Galbraith gave a lecture on "The Global Macroeconomics of Inequality" to the Durham Society for Economic Pluralism at Durham University, UK. The lecture and Q&A may be viewed here.

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On September 22, 2020. James Galbraith gave a talk entitled "Inequality as a Social and Political Indicator" to the Political Economy Workshop of the Economics Department at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, with an introduction by Prof. Isabella Weber.

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On January 15, 2020. James Galbraith debated Kenneth Rogoff on "Modern Monetary Theory" at the Gaidar Forum in Moscow.

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On January 3, 2020. James Galbraith delivered the Veblen-Commons Prize lecture to the Association for Evolutionary Economics at the annual Allied Social Sciences Association meetings in San Diego. The text of his remarks was posted by Yanis Varoufakis on the site of the Democracy in Europe Movement and may be read

here                        Audio of the talk is here
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On December 10, 2019. James Galbraith participated in a discussion at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City on "The Future of Global Capitalism," a discussion of Branko Milanovic's new book, "Capitalism, Alone.

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