The Debt Dialogues [Episode 54]: William Watson on the Inequality Trap

The Debt Dialogues is a weekly podcast that aims to educate young people about the welfare state and how it will affect their future. In this episode, I interview McGill University economist William Watson on his book The Inequality Trap. Topics covered include:

  • How the focus on income inequality distracts us from dealing with genuine economic challenges
  • The deserving and undeserving rich
  • Putting CEO pay in context

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