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Gini: the measure of inequality

Jul 10, 2014
The Gini Index is the most common measure of wealth distribution within nations
Posted In: income inequality, statistics

How marriage contributes to inequality

May 29, 2014
Assortative mating is a term, borrowed from biology, which means that humans tend to be attracted to those like themselves.
Posted In: assortative mating, income inequality, dating

Are London's CEOs earning too much?

May 20, 2014
How much more should a CEO earn than his or her employee?
Posted In: ceo pay, income, income inequality

The nuances of the "1 percent"

May 8, 2014
A Marketplace report on income inequality garnered a lot of feedback.
Posted In: 1 percent, income inequality

Making it to the 1 percent is more common than you think

May 2, 2014
About one in eight Americans become part of the 1 percent for at least a year.
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You can be the President, I'd rather be the Pope

Mar 27, 2014
The widening gap between rich and poor is decried by both the president and Pope
Posted In: pope francis, income inequality, President Obama

Inequality: Capitalism's 'squeaky wheel'

Jan 29, 2014
Harvard Business School's Nancy Koehn says the bottom 90 percent of the population spends money in a way that create jobs
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State of the Union: Tackling income inequality

Jan 29, 2014
Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama touched on several economic themes, including jobs, the middle class, health care, and something he has been talking quite a bit about recently -- income inequality.
Posted In: income inequality, State of the Union

Why is Congress focusing on poverty?

Jan 16, 2014
Congress's Joint Economic Committee holds a hearing on income inequality. Just the latest congressional foray into the problem.
Posted In: Congress, income inequality, Unemployment

For first time, most of Congress is worth more than $1 million

Jan 9, 2014
A report shows that more than half of Congress members are millionaires.
Posted In: Congress, income inequality, millionaire

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