Issues: Income Inequality


CEO Pay in America: Up Up and Away!

According to recently released data, CEOs and executives in the United States have been recovering well since the end...

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Interesting Report on the Middle Class in Philadelphia

Susan Warner of The Pew Charitable Trusts has a very interesting study out titled Philadelphia’s Changing Middle Class. The...

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From California to the New York Island, Top Incomes Are on the Rise

Today the Economic Analysis Research Network released The Increasingly Unequal States of America: Income Inequality by State by Estelle Sommeiller...

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Towards a Moral Economy: Is NOW the Time?

  The Philadelphia Daily News’ Will Bunch had an uplifting column this past Sunday on Saturday’s “Moral March” in...

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Are Economic Elites Awaking to the Need to Do Something About Inequality?

The first in an occasional series on reducing inequality Are American opinion leaders and policymakers finally ready for a...

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High Road Restaurant Owners Speak Out for Higher Minimum Wage

A few weeks ago, we responded to criticism about the feasibility of a $15-per-hour wage for fast food workers....

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Latest Income Numbers in Historical Perspective

Colin Gordon of the Iowa Policy Project has taken recently-released 2012 figures on the incomes of the top 1%...

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A Recovery for Some But Not All

As Mark Price noted yesterday, there has been a shocking rise in income inequality since 2009.

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Just How Much Will a Fast Food Wage Increase Cost?

In The State of Working Pennsylvania 2013, we said that substantially raising the wages of fast food workers —...

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Life on Welfare: Cato Gets It Very Wrong

It’s great to be poor. That’s the finding of a Cato Institute report released this week claiming to calculate...

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