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Video: Christopher Pissarides on income inequality

Christopher Pissarides
Professor, London School of Economics
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The main issue today is inequality. We have to find ways of raising the incomes of low-skilled workers. We have to find a way of creating jobs for people without university education and without the means to get into top-level jobs. We have to find ways of increasing pay in those jobs so as to reduce inequality; make all jobs in society respectable; and reduce this extreme inequality that we have today in the world.

Watch a clip of Christopher Pissarides, Nobel prize-winning economist, at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2015 in Davos above, and catch up with the full session on income inequality, here.

Image: Christopher Pissarides, Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom, at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Copyright by World Economic Forum/swiss-image.ch/Photo Moritz Hager

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