2min+ Book Summary: Bourguignon's The Globalization of Inequality
November 5, 2015
Gimpelson and Treisman: Misperceiving Inequality
December 3, 2015
Pew Research Center: The American Middle Class is Losing Ground (2015)
January 5, 2016
The new study released on Dec. 9 by the Pew Research Center can be found here.
The Point: The study discusses the shrinking middle class and considers what that shrinking means for the upper and lower income tiers in America.
Tyler Cowen over at Marginal Revolution suggests that we start talking about the bottom 80% of Americans in relation to the top 20% rather than simply focusing on the divide between the 1% and everyone else.
You can listen to an NPR segment on the findings here.