Why Inequality Matters—or Why Joseph Stiglitz Hits It and Paul Krugman Misses

February 5, 2014

With the Super Bowl just ending, fantasy football fans will have to wait until next season to ponder the success of Russell Wilson. But it turns out there is a fantasy league for economists. So sorry to those of you with Paul Krugman on your team, because I am siding with Joseph Stiglitz in the argument on why income inequality is slowing the recovery.

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