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Speaker(s): Professor David Stasavage
Chair: Professor David Soskice

Recorded on 12 October 2016 at Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

In today’s social climate of growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich? David Stasavage asks when and why countries tax their wealthiest citizens.David Stasavage (@stasavage) is Julius Silver Professor in the Wilf Family Department of Politics at New York University. David Soskice is Professor of Political Science and Economics in the LSE Department of Government. The International Inequalities Institute at LSE (@LSEInequalities) brings together experts from many LSE departments and centres to lead critical and cutting edge research to understand why inequalities are escalating in numerous arenas across the world, and to develop critical tools to address these challenges.

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