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Low Skills Low Wages: Eric Maskin on Inequality

March 16, 2016

Rice Harvest near Timbuktu, Mali. Globalization has left unskilled workers behind (photo: Atlantide Phototravel/Corbis)

While it was widely expected that globalization would reduce inequality, income disparities between skilled and unskilled workers has only increased in recent years. In this podcast we ask Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin, why the global markets haven’t offered better economic opportunities for the world’s poorest.

Eric Maskin, Professor at Harvard University, and 2007 Nobel Laureate.