Income inequality in the United States has increased significantly since the
1970s .... Wages remained relatively high because of lack of foreign competition
The report explains the pay gap in the United States; how it affects women of ...
education and workforce participation and to men's wages rising at a slower rate.
Oct 21, 2015 ... Wage levels of American workers continued to diverge last year, as a greater ... is
getting shallower, also indicating a higher level of inequality. ... it's certainly a
marked shift in how net compensation is distributed in America.
The percentage of people living below the poverty level dropped from 22.4 percent in 1959 to 11.4 percent in 1978. In 1998, more than one-quarter of all African-Americans (26.1 percent) lived in poverty; though distressingly high, that figure did represent an improveme... More »
Oct 31, 2014 ... A new study shows that the gap in the wealth that different American ... income
inequality has been on the rise in the United States for the past four decades. ...
Stagnant wage growth makes it difficult for middle and lower class ...
Pop-Up Shop Will Charge Women Less To Reflect State's Wage Gap. The
Huffington .... In the United States, even even the inequality is unequal. Yes, the
Jan 26, 2015 ... Focusing on inequality in 2012, the most recent year for which state data .... the
top 1 percent earned 22.5 percent of all income in the United States. ..... was a
period in which workers from the lowest-paid wage earner to the ...
Mar 27, 2015 ... Nationally, inflation-adjusted wages at the median of the earnings ... The United
States is now a 1 percent to 2 percent growth economy – a ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... Imagine a pizza of all the wealth in the United States. What percentage of that
pizza belongs to the top 20% of Americans? How big of a slice ...