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  • What Can Be Done About Inequality?

    03/13/2019 06:30 PM

    The trend of rising inequality in our country shows no end in sight. What can be done to reverse extreme inequality in the United States? What is possible in this age of tax cuts for the wealthy... Read more

  • Workers and Wages in America Today

    03/06/2019 06:30 PM

    In this time of low unemployment, why is it so hard for American workers to make a living? Why haven’t the economy’s gains of the recent past meant higher wages for everyone? A panel of experts... Read more

  • Inequality Seminar Series - Siwei Cheng

    02/26/2019 02:00 PM

    Join us for a seminar and discussion with Siwei Cheng, assistant professor of sociology at New York University, presenting “Americans Hold Pessimistic Perceptions about the Equality of Opportunity:... Read more

  • Is Higher Education for Everyone?

    02/21/2019 06:30 PM

    If college is a pathway to greater equality in our society, what are the obstacles preventing participation by all? What role do class, race, economic factors, and pedagogy play, and what are the... Read more

  • Janet Yellen in Conversation with Paul Krugman

    12/10/2018 06:30 PM

    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2018, sits down with Paul Krugman—Nobel laureate, New York Times columnist, and GC distinguished professor—to discuss her time at the Fed and... Read more

  • Inequality Seminar, Nishant Yonzan

    11/29/2018 03:00 PM

    Nishant Yonzan is a PhD candidate in Economics at The Graduate Center and a researcher at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality. His presentation will focus on Assortative Mating over... Read more

  • Kathryn Edin: The Tenuous Ties of Working Class Men

    09/20/2018 06:30 PM

    What can explain the decline in labor force participation among U.S. working class men, as well as their rising rates of suicide and overdose? Kathryn Edin, co-author of $2.00 a Day: Living on... Read more

  • Inequality by the Numbers Workshop

    06/04/2018

    “Inequality by the Numbers - 2018”, the fourth annual intensive workshop on research on socio-economic inequalities. Must be accepted to attend workshop. Application deadline is April 9th. Read more

  • Wealth in America: Edward N. Wolff

    04/11/2018 06:30 PM

    Edward N. Wolff, author of A Century of Wealth in America and professor of economics at NYU, gives this year’s Stone Lecture on Wealth Inequality, then joins in a conversation. Read more

  • U.S. Tax Reform: Where Are We Now?

    02/28/2018 06:30 PM

    As a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code goes into effect, experts with different points of view discuss its implications and ways of redesigning our current system to benefit all. Featuring... Read more