Income inequality

Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Economy, Income inequality, Labor
June 15, 2011 — Who could doubt the long-term correlation between technological advancement and higher living standards? The production line, antibiotics, mass transit — all were developments that...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Employment, Income inequality
May 25, 2011 — In the last several months, the U.S. economy has added several hundred thousand jobs, sparking optimism among some observers that the labor market has finally started to recover in...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Economy, Education, Income inequality
February 9, 2011 — As American policy-makers grope for strategies to deliver broadly shared economic prosperity, calls for increased education are more insistent than ever. In his State of the Union...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Income inequality
December 21, 2010 — Data from the Social Security Administration’s “net compensation” reports derived from wage income reported on W-2’s provide a revealing look at how income is distributed in...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti, Lori Bikson | Health care, Income inequality
December 7, 2010 — Even relatively high paid family practitioners and internists earn much less money than health insurance executives, and the gap has been growing over time. The first graph below...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Income inequality
November 23, 2010 — Data from the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Survey, released earlier this month, document continuing large disparities between the median household income of non-...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Income inequality
November 16, 2010 — Data from the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Survey, released earlier this month, document continuing large disparities between the median household income of non-...view
Commentary | Craig Gurian | Income inequality, Politics, Taxes
November 9, 2010 —  Would an extension of tax cuts for the wealthy represent a “compromise” in any real respect? Not if “compromise” still means a “settlement of a dispute that is reached by each...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Income inequality
October 26, 2010 — The chart on this page shows U.S. income inequality over time as compared with that of selected industrialized countries. The size of each year’s blue dot gives a visual...view

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