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Is inequality inevitable?


5,374 Questions Answered

TEDEd Animation

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Income and wealth inequality are not new. In fact, economists and historians who have charted economic inequality throughout history haven’t found a single society without it. Which raises a bleak question: is inequality … inevitable? Explore how economic inequality can be measured and how it is impacted by different governmental policy choices.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Natália Azevedo Andrade, AIM Creative Studios
  • Script Writer George Zaidan
  • Animator Natália Azevedo Andrade, Gábor Mariai, Zoltán Koska
  • Storyboard Artist Natália Azevedo Andrade
  • Illustrator Gábor Mariai
  • Music André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • AIM Creative Studios Producer Tiago Ribeiro, Marta dos Santos
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Alexandra Zubak
  • Associate Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer George Zaidan
  • Expert Consultant Branko Milanović
  • Special Thanks Anna Bruce-Lockhart

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