Some politicians tout a higher minimum wage and increased education spending as tools to reduce income inequality. Recent research from Barton College economist John Bethune suggests that policies promoting economic growth would do a much better job of addressing that income inequality goal.

Bethune shared details from his research during a presentation for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, Bethune summarizes the policy implications of his research.

Click play below to watch the full 32:46 event.

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