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Income Inequality Doesn't Harm Upward Mobility, Scholars Argue

Income Inequality Doesn't Harm Upward Mobility, Scholars Argue

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The debate, hosted by Intelligence Squared U.S., pitted Winship and Conard against Elise Gould, senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute, and venture capitalist Nick Hanauer. Gould and Hanauer argue common sense shows that as the wealthiest earn larger portions of the nation'€™s income, those at the bottom find it harder to increase their own incomes and the nation'€™s economy grows slower.