To address the question of the role of technology and institutions in the emergence of persistent wealth inequality in human societies, this study uses 9,000 years of archaeological records.
This research brings new individual level data on union membership in the US collected from Gallup public opinion polls going back to the 1930s to answer the question of the causal effect of unions on inequality.
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Racial inequality has been an enduring feature of American society. Where did it originate? How did it become so persistent? What're possible solutions to it? This CORE Insight sheds light on these important questions.