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Does Inequality Matter?

Ralph Miliband Lectures on Inequalities: dimensions and challenges

Date: Tuesday 26 April 2005
Time: 6:30pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker:  Professor Thomas Pogge and Professor Robert Wade
Chair: Professor David Held

Update: Ed Balls is no longer able to take part in this event due to unforeseen circumstances.

Inequality is one of the most contested topics of our time. Yet, does inequality matter and if so, why? Can it be argued that poverty and social exclusion are far more significant than inequality?  

Thomas Pogge is associate professor at Columbia University and professorial research fellow at the Australian National University. Robert Wade is professor of political economy and development at LSE.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.  Entry is on a first come, first served basis. 

For further information email events@lse.ac.uk or phone 020 7955 6043.