This eye-popping chart on inequality is a slap in the face of America’s middle class
|06/13/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Why does the US economy still feel iffy to most Americans despite an eight-year economic expansion and historically low unemployment?
Look no further than this eye-popping chart of income growth between 1980 and 2014 courtesy of Berkeley’s elite-squad of inequality research, including Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman.
Featured in a recent blog from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, the graphic highlights just how stratospheric income growth has been for the very wealthiest Americans — and how stagnant, in contrast, wages have been for the rest.
That’s not a typo on the top right. Incomes for read more >>>