PBS NewsHour

Does U.S. Economic Inequality Have a Good Side?

Clip: 10/26/2011 | 8m 58s

A new Congressional Budget Office analysis supports the idea that income inequality has grown considerably over the past few decades. As part of his Making Sen$e series on economic inequality, Paul Solman talks to libertarian law professor Richard Epstein, who argues that wealth inequality acts as a driving force for innovation.

Aired: 10/26/11

Rating: NR

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