A Wiki report on Income Inequality in the U.S.

Income inequality in the United States

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Distribution of income in the United States has been the subject of study by scholars and institutions. Data from a number of sources [1] indicate that income inequality has grown significantly since the early 1970s,

A Guide to Statistics on Historical Trends in Income Inequality


By Chad StoneHannah ShawDanilo Trisi and Arloc Sherman ||

Some very interesting data compiled by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities….

The broad facts of income inequality over the past six decades are easily summarized:

  • The years from the end of World War II into the 1970s were ones of substantial economic growth and broadly shared prosperity.
    • Incomes grew rapidly and at roughly [...]

A tale of two nations


America’s widening income gap shows the very rich prospering, others struggling By Alex Wynnyczuk

The growth in income inequality in America over the past 30 years has been well-documented. Reversing a trend toward less inequality from the end of World War II to the 1970s, income differences today are as large or even larger than in 1928, when they reached their previous peak. The disparity is even [...]