Economic Inequality and Progressive Taxation in Historical Perspective

Lecture Description

In recent years, there has been growing attention to the increasing concentration of wealth in the United States. Commentators have referred to the last few decades as the New Gilded Age. This lecture focuses on the First Gilded Age and the Progressive Era to show how past reformers, commentators, and lawmakers responded to an earlier era of massive economic inequality.

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Business and Economics Gilded Age and Progressive Era

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