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Kuznets Curve

Kuznets Curve

Author: Sadie Pendaz

The Kuznets Curve will explain one perspective of inequality.

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Source: Kuznets Curve image, Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kuznets_curve.png

Notes on "Kuznets Curve"


(00:00-01:56) Relating Kuznets to Lenski: The Importance of Technology

(01:57-02:52) Graphical Representations of Inequality: The Kuznets Curve

(02:53-05:21) Critiques of the Kuznets Curve

  • Kuznets Curve

    A graphical representation of the idea that as societies advance in technological sophistication, they at first become more unequal before later reaching industrial society, which tends to lessen the inequality that had been built up.