REPORT GrowthInequality

Eight Market-Oriented Proposals That Reduce Income Inequality

January 2017, Dean Baker

Debates over economic policy are often framed as conservatives supporting market-oriented policies, while progressives support government interventions. However, there are many market-oriented policies that can lead to more equality, an important goal for most progressives. This paper outlines eight policies that are likely to lead to greater equality through an increased reliance on the market.

This report was originally published by the American Enterprise Institute.

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