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Jacob Hacker Discusses Income Inequality at SOM

Publication date 
October 31, 2016
ISPS Director Jacob Hacker joined Anjani Jain, senior associate dean for the MBA program and professor in the practice of management, and Douglas Rae, Richard S. Ely Professor of Management and Professor of Political Science, for a discussion on inequality in the United States, the second of four Convening Yale events focusing on current issues.
 
In the discussion, Hacker pointed out that tax and government policies and the declining power of organized labor in the United States are the causes for increasing inequality and declining upward mobility.