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Behind the Markets Podcast: Ken-Ho Lyn

Ep. 158

Show from 2/7/20


Hosts Jeremy Schwartz and Liqian Ren interview the author of the recently released book "Divested: Inequality in the Age of Finance." The book discusses why widening inequality cannot be understood without examining the rise of big finance. Ken-Hou will explain how the growth of the financial sector has dramatically transformed the American economy by redistributing resources from workers and families into the hands of owners, executives, and financial professionals.


Guest:

Ken-Hou Lin - Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. He studies the intersection of inequality, finance, organization, and race. Co-author of "Divested: Inequality in the Age of Finance."


Find out more about Ken-Hou here: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/sociology/faculty/kl26483

You can purchase the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Divested-Inequality-Finance-Ken-Hou-Lin/dp/0190638311

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