Inequality

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

In Brazil, a political crisis rages between federal and state governments as coronavirus cases keep rising.

Legitimacy, Not Force, Is Key to Presidential Power

Legitimacy, Not Force, Is Key to Presidential Power

President Donald J. Trump’s response to police violence and peaceful protests undermines governmental legitimacy.

Searching for the “New Labor Law”

Searching for the “New Labor Law”

More collaboration between government, employers, and labor would help combat income inequality.

Gender-Inclusive Textbook Plunges France into a Linguistic Battle

Gender-Inclusive Textbook Plunges France into a Linguistic Battle

Politicians and academics wrestle over gender equality and the future of the French language.

It Takes “Alternative Math” to Claim That Redistribution Is Futile

It Takes “Alternative Math” to Claim That Redistribution Is Futile

A regulation that provides a benefit in excess of a cost while helping the disadvantaged subsets of society should be seen as doubly wise.

Productivity, Inequality, and Economic Rents

Productivity, Inequality, and Economic Rents

Curbing excessive economic rents might bolster productivity and address rising inequality.

Could Sharing Pay Data Shrink the Gender Wage Gap?

Could Sharing Pay Data Shrink the Gender Wage Gap?

EEOC proposal raises questions about pay equity—and privacy.

Do Entry Regulations Promote Income Inequality?

Do Entry Regulations Promote Income Inequality?

Think-tank study finds correlation between income disparity and regulations affecting new businesses.

The Workplace Constitution and the Spiderman Theory of State Action

The Workplace Constitution and the Spiderman Theory of State Action

“With great power comes great responsibility” to ensure workplace equality.

PPR Launches Major Study of Business Regulation and Economic Inequality

PPR Launches Major Study of Business Regulation and Economic Inequality

Newly awarded grant will help scholars investigate the intersection of regulation and inequality.

Girls’ Sports Opportunities Show Greater Gap

Girls’ Sports Opportunities Show Greater Gap

University report claims the gender gap in sports opportunities has widened.