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A surprise viral hit: Income inequality, the movie

Mar 8, 2013
You may have been forwarded an unusual YouTube video this week, based on an economic analysis of income inequality. But where did it come from?
Posted In: wealth gap, income inequality, viral

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

Dec 25, 2012
When it comes to income inequality is the United States more like Iran or France?
Posted In: income inequality

The haves and the have-nots? Not in Country Knolls

Sep 24, 2012
The through line in this election campaign and in the economy for the past year or so has been a debate about income inequality. According to the Census Bureau, the community of Country Knolls, in upstate New York, is the most income equal in the country.
Posted In: New York, income inequality, equality

A new way to measure income inequality

Sep 20, 2012
Environmental writer Tim De Chant says gauging income inequality is as simple as looking at a neighborhood's trees.
Posted In: income inequality, space, trees

Census report: More states have rising income inequality

Sep 20, 2012
A new report from the U.S Census Bureau shows that since 2010, the gap between rich and poor is widening in more states.
Posted In: poverty, census, income inequality, wealth gap

Trying to measure income inequality? Follow the trees

Sep 20, 2012
You can measure an area's income inequality in pay stubs, Census numbers and... its tree cover? Environmental writer Tim De Chant argues that sometimes you can't see a neighborhood's wealth for the trees.
Posted In: Money, income inequality, trees, Income Gap, wealth gap

Income segregation rising in rapidly changing cities

Aug 1, 2012
Immigration and the migration of retirees are key factors in the growing trend of urban economic segregation.
Posted In: income inequality, Segregation, Residential Segregation, neighborhoods

Larry Summers on income inequality

Jul 30, 2012
Former Treasury Secretary and top economic advisor to President Barack Obama Lawrence Summers talks about education and income inequality in the U.S., and the state of the world economy.
Posted In: Larry Summers, income inequality

Can the free market provide opportunity for all?

Jul 30, 2012
Arthur Brooks, the president of the American Enterprise Institute, argues that raising taxes won't help the poor and that the free market is the way to bring people out of poverty.
Posted In: Arthur Brooke, income inequality, mobility, upward mobility

Arthur Laffer on income inequality, raising taxes

Jul 26, 2012
The father of supply-side economics explains why he's against raising taxes on the rich, and the problems with being so against income inequality.
Posted In: Arthur Laffer, supply-side economics, Taxes, income inequality

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