Michael Kumhof

is Deputy Division Chief of the Modeling Unit, Research Department, of the IMF. He is formerly Assistant Professor at Stanford University.


IMF economist: Crisis begins with inequality

An interview with Michael Kumhof

Unless countries reduce income disparities the next financial collapse is inevitable, argues economist Michael Kumhof. Perhaps a surprising conclusion from a senior researcher at the IMF. In interview he argues that equality is the best recipe against crisis.

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