It’s widely acknowledged these days that high levels of economic inequality pose a serious threat to a capitalist economy. Everyone from Pope Francis to Rep. Paul Ryan have lamented our New Gilded Age. But what can be done about it?
Today, UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and the Economic Policy Institute teamed up to release a report detailing six approaches for making our economy one where prosperity is broadly shared. You can download a copy of the report here. Below is a handy infographic laying out a summary of their proposals.