How does the U.S. stack up on income inequality?

When it comes to income inequality is the United States more like Iran or France?

It's international quiz time on the Marketplace Morning Report. Stephan Richter, editor-in-chief of the online international affairs magazine, The Globalist, brings us the question below. 

Income inequality in the United States is most similar to which of the following country pairings?

a. The United Kingdom and Australia
b. Germany and France
c. China and Thailand
d. Iran and Venezuela

Click on the audio player above to hear the answer and learn more about the state of income inequality around the world.

About the author

Stephan Richter is the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Globalist, a daily online magazine on the global economy, politics and culture.

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