The French ghetto - by Eric Maurin[Reading report] by Nathalie Rusé


The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2008/2009

Contrary to popular belief, French society is widely divided between rich and poor. Eric Maurin investigates the reasons for this increasing social gap and offers some solutions to reduce inequalities and to expand the scope of opportunities to everyone.

Quote article  Nathalie Rusé, « The French ghetto - by Eric Maurin », 13 october 2009, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]

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