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U.S.-China Forum on Nov. 16-18 will explore approaches to inequality, social welfare

The University of Chicago will host its sixth annual U.S.-China Forum on Nov. 16-18. Co-hosted by UChicago’s Crown Family School of Social...

When inequality is significant, free markets are not necessarily the way to go, says Northwestern economist

One of the most classic intuitions in economics is the idea that competitive markets are the best way to allocate resources in...

UChicago scientists reflect on need to address racism, inequality

When physicist Brian Nord joined the Dark Energy Survey in 2012, a state-of-the-art project to map the night sky, he was—as far...

BBC: What outdoor space tells us about inequality

Whether it's a small balcony, a home garden, or access to a park, outdoor space has long been a luxury for...
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Greta Thunberg: Energy Firms Throwing People ‘Under the Bus’

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CNN: Microsoft is laying off 10,000 employees

New York/LondonCNN—Microsoft plans to lay off 10,000 employees as part of broader cost-cutting measures, the company said in a securities filing on...

What led to the attempted coup in Brazil, what comes next?

Jerry Dávila is the Lemann Chair in Brazilian History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and executive director of the Illinois Global Institute. Dávila,...