Thomas Piketty's 2013 book "Capital" provided a groundbreaking analysis of wealth inequality. Piketty joins HKS PolicyCast to discuss his methods, his conclusions, and his current project: compiling a global inequality report. Read the transcript »

Restoring the American Dream

HKS' David Ellwood is part of a new partnership exploring strategies to increase mobility from poverty: creating access to good jobs, providing meaningful support, and ensuring that ZIP codes don't have to equal destiny.

A Conversation with Arlie Hochschild

A candid conversation about schools, culture, and the widening opportunity gap

Robert Putnam brings our attention to the worsening problem of inequality of opportunity in American society. Though it is a daunting problem that goes far beyond the realm of higher education, he shares a hopeful message of the potential to return to our core values of fairness and equity.