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Students attend the Vassar College commencement in Poughkeepsie, New York.

College graduation rates skewed by income

Feb 5, 2015
Only one-fifth of students from the poorest families finish college by age 24.
Posted In: graduation, wealth gap

One rich Londoner unconcerned by wealth gap

May 19, 2014
Researchers say the wealth gap between rich and poor in London is growing.
Posted In: wine, wealth gap

Need a last-minute gift? How about $13,000 in chocolate?

Dec 25, 2013
Mansion owners can spend five figures on Christmas decorations and gifts, without asking, "How much?"
Posted In: holiday shopping, wealth gap

Does income inequality stifle creativity?

Oct 9, 2013
Musician David Byrne argues that wealth inequality in New York is favoring the rich over the creative.
Posted In: income inequality, wealth gap, New York City, art, creativity

How much has changed since the 1963 March on Washington?

Aug 28, 2013
How far have we come in 50 years in terms of economic equality? It depends on how you look at the numbers.
Posted In: March on Washington, income inequality, wealth gap

In school, the wealth gap takes the form of the opportunity gap

Jun 3, 2013
While much attention has been given to the achievement of students, little attention has been given to the disproportion in educational opportunities between wealthy and poor children.
Posted In: wealth gap, poverty, Education

Reporter's notebook: Clearing up the $600,000 average white wealth

May 3, 2013
You asked us about numbers in a story about black wealth. Here's the outcome.
Posted In: wealth gap

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

Wealth gap grows between black and white in U.S.

Feb 27, 2013
The racial wealth gap in the United States has tripled in the past 25 years.
Posted In: race, African American, wealth gap

The past, present and future of the estate tax

Dec 12, 2012
Some wealthy individuals say a higher estate tax is fair, but others are fighting against proposed changes.
Posted In: tax, estate tax, wealth gap, fiscal cliff

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