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On equality and fairness

In his recent book 'A Brief History of Equality' Thomas Piketty shows that throughout history, society has been moving toward greater equality. Interviewed at the CEPR’s June 2022 Paris Symposium, he tells Tim Phillips that we should continue setting ambitious targets in education and political participation as this long-run movement is not over yet, and why policymakers should consider the consequences of inequality before they intervene. Listen to the full interview on Vox Talks https://voxeu.org/vox-talks/piketty-equality .