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Visible inequality breeds more inequality

Gaechter, Simon

Authors

SIMON GAECHTER simon.gaechter@nottingham.ac.uk
Professor, Psychology of Economic Decision Making



Abstract

Experiments suggest that when people can see wealth inequality in their social network, this propels further inequality through reduced cooperation and reduced social connectivity. News & Views comment on Nishi et al, Nature 526, 2015, p. 426-429.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Oct 14, 2015
Journal Nature
Print ISSN 0028-0836
Electronic ISSN 1476-4687
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 526
APA6 Citation Gaechter, S. (2015). Visible inequality breeds more inequality. Nature, 526, doi:10.1038/526333a
DOI https://doi.org/10.1038/526333a
Publisher URL http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v526/n7573/full/526333a.html
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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