Skip to content
Skip to main content

About this free course

Download this course

Share this free course

Understanding economic inequality
Understanding economic inequality

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.


Cassidy, J. (2014) ‘Piketty’s inequality story in six charts’, New Yorker, 26 March. Available at: news/ john-cassidy/ pikettys-inequality-story-in-six-charts [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] (Accessed: 17 July 2019).
Department for Work and Pensions (2018) Family Resources Survey 2016–17. Available at: government/ uploads/ system/ uploads/ attachment_data/ file/ 692771/ family-resources-survey-2016-17.pdf (Accessed: 17 July 2019).
The Equality Trust (n.d.) How has inequality changed?. Available at: how-has-inequality-changed (Accessed: 17 July 2019).
Galbraith, J.K. (2016) Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hickel, J. (2016) ‘Global inequality may be much worse than we think’, The Guardian, 8 April. Available at: global-development-professionals-network/ 2016/ apr/ 08/ global-inequality-may-be-much-worse-than-we-think (Accessed: 17 July 2019).
Kalecki, M. (1954) Theory of Economic Dynamics. London: Allen and Unwin.
Lansley, S. (2012) ‘Inequality, the crash and the ongoing crisis’, The Political Quarterly, 83(4), pp. 754–61.
ONS (n.d.) Available at: (Accessed: 17 July 2019).
ONS (2018) ONS TU membership: statistical bulletin 2017. Available at: government/ uploads/ system/ uploads/ attachment_data/ file/ 712543/ TU_membership_bulletin.pdf (Accessed: 17 July 2019).
Piketty, T. (2014) Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Harvard: Harvard University Press.
Reed, H. (2013) ‘How can the UK boost the wage share? The rebalancing requires, above all, a new social contract with labour’, The London School of Economics and Political Science. Available at politicsandpolicy/ how-can-the-uk-boost-the-wage-share/ (Accessed: 29 July 2019).
World Inequality Report (2018) Available at: part-2.html (Accessed: 17 July 2019).