This conference was in memory of Gary Becker and explores various measures of inequality and pose the question whether or not it is increasing. In exploring this question and examining policy implications, presenters drew, where possible, on research on human capital and intergenerational mobility. Presenters addressed the key policy question of what to do, with particular attention during the discussion to those at the bottom of the income distribution and the overall effects on economic growth.  For more information, see the web story covering the event.



Attendance to this conference is by invitation-only and closed to the public.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 6, 2022 4:00 PM
The Avoidable US-China War – A Conversation With Dr. Condoleezza Rice And Kevin Rudd
The Hoover Institution hosts The Avoidable US-China War – A Conversation with Dr. Condoleezza Rice and Kevin Rudd on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 4…
Friday, October 7, 2022 12:00 PM
Danger Zone: The Coming Conflict With China
The Hoover Project on China’s Global Sharp Power and the Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation invite you to Danger Zone: The…
Thursday, November 3, 2022 5:00 PM
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Through a Transnational Lens: Embedding Japan in Global History—Japanese Diaspora Public Lecture
This is a Japanese Diaspora Public Lecture featuring Sheldon Garon, Princeton University. Annenberg Conference Room, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
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