Is There an Ideal Amount of Income Inequality?

Editor's note:

A conversation with this month’s Ingenious, Venkat Venkatasubramanian.

Brian Gallagher
September 28, 2017

Prof. Venkatasubramanian talks about his experiences leading to the publication of his book How much Inequality Is Fair? In this article he talks about ideal income inequality, the notion of inequality being bad, his theory called "Statistical Teleodynamics", and how his career as a chemical engineer helped him understand Inequality. 

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