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Growth v Equality

One of the primary arguments for allowing incomes to become more unequal is that this should increase growth and benefit everyone. However worsening income inequality has not seen increased growth. The data since 1949 suggests that there has been no economic benefit from increasing inequality.


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

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