Economic inequality
Economic inequality refers to how economic metrics are distributed among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries. Economists generally think of three metrics of econom...
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Ben Shapiro - SHOCKER: The Gender Pay Gap Is A Lie
Matt Walsh discusses the Paycheck Fairness Act, the latest pet project from Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Listen to this episode of The Matt Walsh Show on iTunes: https://apple.co/2BaTVu...
Gender wage gap
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As the Rich Get Richer, the Poor Get Rich Faster
The rich are getting richer, and the poor are... also getting richer. Don’t settle for the same old narrative. 👉http://l.prageru.com/2mlBhuE
The rich are getting richer, and the poor are...also getting richer
The rich are getting richer, and the poor are... also getting richer. The left has indoctrination. We have ideas. 👉http://l.prageru.com/2mlBhuE
Is it true that "the 1%" are getting rich on the backs of "the 99%"?
Is it true that "the 1%" are getting rich on the backs of "the 99%"? Or are "the rich" already paying plenty, and then some? This UCLA economist explains the inconvenient stats.
The Wealthy Have Healed From Recession. The Poor Haven't Even Started.
The Great Recession and the subsequent recovery from it have deepened the wedge between the very wealthy and everyone else in America, plunging the poor deeper into debt and wiping out two-fifths of t...
This Billionaire Governor Taxed The Rich And Increased The Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One Of The Best In The Country
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing worker...
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP): The Most Criminal Treaty In History
As of 5 October 2015, a super-secret 12-nation treaty called TPP is set to be signed by the 12 nations, and the terms of this massive international contract will be kept secret until the contract h...
Wall Street Wages Double In 25 Years As Everyone Else’s Languish
Dear Wall Street: Stop complaining about your pay.Five years after Occupy Wall Street protesters took over Zuccotti Park in downtown Manhattan, spawning a national discussion about the divide between ...
The rise of the 'new rich': 1 in 5 Americans will reach affluence in their lives
It’s not just the wealthiest 1 percent. Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding outsize influence on America’s economy and politics. This little-known group may ...
Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says
The wealthiest 1% will soon own more than the rest of the world's population, according to a study by anti-poverty charity Oxfam. The charity's research shows that the share of the world's wealth owne...
Understanding The Historic Divergence Between Productivity And A Typical Worker’s Pay: Why It Matters And Why It’s Real
The data series and methods we use to construct our graph of the growing gap between productivity and typical worker pay best capture how income generated in an average hour of work in the U.S. econom...
Wage Growth Hits A Record Low
Wage growth just hit a record low. Wages grew by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to the latest employment cost index, released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is the smallest quar...
Young Presidents' Organization – YPO | 10 Questions With… Dan Price, Entrepreneur of 2014
What does it mean to be Entrepreneur of the Year? Meet YPO member Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments.
CEO Slashes $1 Million Salary To Give Lowest-Paid Workers A Raise
Three weeks ago, Dan Price took a $930,000 pay cut. Growing income inequality had been on his mind for months. But as he went for a hike with a friend one afternoon and listened to her describe her st...
Tax Policy and Economic Inequality in the United States
The provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code regarding income taxes and estate taxes have undergone significant changes under both Republican and Democratic administrations and Congresses...
Tax Policy and Economic Inequality in the United States - Wikipedia
Kuznets curve
In economics, a Kuznets curve graphs the hypothesis that as an economy develops, market forces first increase and then decrease economic inequality. The hypothesis was first advanced by economist Sim...
Kuznets curve - Wikipedia
Wealth concentration
Wealth concentration is a process by which newly created wealth, under some conditions, can become concentrated in the possession of wealthy individuals or entities. Those who hold wealth have the mea...
Social cohesion
When discussing social groups, a group is said to be in a state of cohesion when its members possess bonds linking them to one another and to the group as a whole. Although cohesion is a multi-faceted...
The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better
The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better is a book by Richard G. Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, published in 2009 by Allen Lane. The book is published in the US by Bloomsbury Pr...
The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better - Wikipedia
Capability approach
The capability approach (also referred to as the capabilities approach) is an economic theory conceived in the 1980s as an approach to welfare economics. In this approach, Amartya Sen brings together ...
Capability approach - Wikipedia
Distribution of wealth
The distribution of wealth is a comparison of the wealth of various members or groups in a society. It differs from the distribution of income in that it looks at the distribution of ownership of the ...
Distribution of wealth - Wikipedia
Human Development Index
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income indices used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. It was created by Indian econo...
Human Development Index - Wikipedia
Income distribution
In economics, income distribution is how a nation’s total GDP is distributed amongst its population.Income and its distribution have always been a central concern of economic theory and economic polic...
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Unemployment
Unemployment occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work. The unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of unemployment and it is calculated as a percentage by dividing the nu...
Unemployment - Wikipedia
Income inequality in the United States
Income inequality in the United States has increased significantly since the 1970s after several decades of stability, meaning the share of the nation's income received by higher income households has...
Income inequality in the United States - Wikipedia
Income inequality in the Philippines
Income inequality in the Philippines is the extent to which income, most commonly measured by household or individual, is distributed in the Philippines in an uneven manner. It is an important indicat...
The Wealthy Have Healed From Recession. The Poor Haven't Even Started.
The Great Recession and the subsequent recovery from it have deepened the wedge between the very wealthy and everyone else in America, plunging the poor deeper into debt and wiping out two-fifths of t...