Anup Malani Discusses Indian Income Inequality with Karan Thapar

How Do We Explain Poverty Rising During the Pandemic But Income Inequality Falling Sharply?

The Interview with Karan Thapar: A live interview with the Lee and Brena Freeman Professor, University of Chicago, Anup Malani, on his fascinating research which has thrown up a bewildering result that income inequality actually fell during the pandemic. The rich lost more income than the poor. How do we explain this? Also, equally surprisingly, there were more excess deaths among the rich than the poor. Again, why did this happen?

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