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Income Distribution


What Explains Median Wages Rising?

September 15, 2016 /

by Chuck Collins


New Census data show rising incomes and shrinking poverty. But it’s not quite time to bust out the champagne. Good news can be elusive when reporting on the steady rise...

Indiana: A Snapshot of Inequality

September 8, 2016 /

by Sheila Kennedy


Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence calls Indiana ‘a state that works.’ The facts tell a different story.  Let me start with a few facts that should “afflict the comfortable”...

Poorer Than Their Parents

July 26, 2016 /

by Josh Hoxie


Young people are set to inherit the unequal economic heritage of their parents. Read the full article at US News and World Report. The promise of market economics is supposed...

America’s Working Poor

June 24, 2016 /

by Chuck Collins


A new study dramatizes the struggles of low-wage workers and provides a precise analysis of who these workers are and where they live.

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