Kathryn Holston is pursuing a PhD in economics at Harvard University. She is a guaranteed income fellow of the Jain Family Institute and a James M. and Cathleen D. Stone PhD Scholar in Inequality and Wealth Concentration at Harvard University.

January 16, 2020


Macro Modeling in the Age of Inequality

On incorporating distributional concerns into macroeconomic models

Recent years have seen the revival of academic conversation around rising wealth inequality and its distributional consequences. But while applied, microeconomics-oriented fields like public and labor economics have long engaged with questions around inequality, macroeconomics has historically paid less attention…