The right question to ask is not if inequality threatens democracy but which inequalities matter.
About Piergiuseppe Fortunato
Piergiuseppe Fortunato is an economist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, where he leads projects on global value chains and economic integration, and an external professor of political economics at the Université de Neuchâtel. He has worked in the United Nations offices in New York and Geneva, as well as for universities and research institutes such as the University of Bologna, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has published in academic journals such as the Economic Journal and Journal of Economic Growth, collaborated with governments in Asia, Africa and Latin America and is active in dialogue on global governance in international fora such as the World Trade Organization and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.