Carolina Mattsson

Carolina Mattsson is a PhD candidate in network science and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow in the Lazer Lab at Northeastern University. She develops network analysis tools for financial transaction records and modeling frameworks for monetary flow. Mattsson holds a BS in physics and a BA in international relations from Lehigh University. She tweets @CarolinaMttssn

Why is Inequality Bad?

Here’s a clear, scientific reason drawn from the field of complexity economics to combat rising inequality: good business models that serve many people are becoming less profitable. Solid entrepreneurial ideas that would benefit everyone get passed over when there are easier opportunities to make money by catering to a few individuals with a whole lot of dollars to spend.

4 years ago