Inequality and its Social Impact

book_spiritlevelThere is compelling new evidence that large income inequalities within societies damage the social fabric and quality of life for everyone, and that inequality has an enormous impact on health. This raises fundamental questions about social and economic policies pursued by governments around the world.
Richard Wilkinson is a leading epidemiologist and his recent book ‘The Spirit Level’ has received widespread acclaim . He is on the steering group of the Equality Trust, an Emeritus Professor at Nottingham University and an Honorary Professor at University College. He will talk about the evidence on the impact of inequality and the implications for social and economic policy makers.

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