United Kingdom

Why society is paying the price of inequality

An employee is seen walking over a mosaic of pound sterling symbols set in the floor of the front hall of the Bank of England in London, in this March 25, 2008 file photograph. Sterling had its biggest one-day loss against the dollar in 11 months on February 22, 2016 after London Mayor Boris Johnson threw his weight behind the campaign to leave the European Union, dealing a blow to David Cameron by increasing the chance of a British exit from the EU.  REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/Files          TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - GF10000318413

High levels of inequality damage our health, harm social cohesion and damage economic performance. Image: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Mike Brewer
Professor of Economics and Director of the ESRC Research Centre on Micro-social Change, University of Sussex
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