Ellenberg weighs in on billionaires

In a recent episode of the Marketplace podcast, a question came up about billionaires.  Among several experts, Jordan Ellenberg took a stab at it, suggesting a comparison instead.  “How much wealth has that person amassed relative to the sum total of everybody who works for them?” Ellenberg said. “That’s a ratio that’s much closer to a humanly understandable ratio.”

Link:  I’ve always wondered: Should there even be billionaires? – Marketplace