Episode 32

Persistent Economic Inequality in China -- with Marlon Seror


February 15th, 2023

20 mins 37 secs

Season 3

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About this Episode

In this episode, Marlon Seror explores how one of the most radical social transformations in recent human history affected economic inequality in China. He demonstrates that inequality persisted despite two revolutions in the same century.

Working Paper:
“Persistence Despite Revolutions”, with Alberto Alesina, David Y. Yang, Yang You and Weihong Zeng

Most recent version (August 2022): https://marlonseror.github.io/papers/Persistence_Despite_Revolutions.pdf

“To Live” (1992) by Hua Yu