In order to make a dramatic impact on inequality, government would have to do something about the fundamental causes: technology and marriage patterns. However, putting a brake on technological progress seems hardly feasible or desirable. And forcing people to select mates at random rather than on the basis of similar backgrounds and tastes seems similarly unlikely.
Thursday, October 02, 2008
Arnold Kling and Nick Schulz on inequality
It's not a bug, it's a feature: