Issues by the Numbers, July 2017
After 30 years of debate, economists can finally agree: Income inequality in the United States is growing. But how do we know this? And what does the term “income inequality” even mean?
Income inequality in the United States: What do we know and what does it mean? Issues by the Numbers, July 2017
No one expects income to be distributed perfectly equally, for reasons ranging from pure luck to differing education and skill levels. But it’s not so easy to explain why the United States has seen a steadily widening gap between lower-income and higher-income earners.View the infographic