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Exploring the Psychology of Wealth, ‘Pernicious’ Effects of Economic Inequality

Back from Hungary. Here’s an interesting roughly 1o minute PBS segment on a series of studies on the Psychology of Wealth by by Paul Piff, Dacher Keltner, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Daniel Stancato, and Stéphane Côté. My favorite segment is the monopoly board … Continue reading

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Luck, Wealth, & Inequality

From Joseph Ferrie and Hoyt Bleakley: The state of Georgia allocated most of its land to the public through a system of lotteries. These episodes provide unusual opportunities to assess the long-term impact of large shocks to wealth, as winning was … Continue reading

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