Inequality in America: Facts, Trends, and International Perspectives

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A bedrock American principle is the idea that all individuals should have the opportunity to succeed on the basis of their own effort, skill, and ingenuity.--Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Income inequality has been on the rise since the late 1970s, but the economic and financial crisis of 2008 instigated an unemployment epidemic that dramatically compounded this problem in the United States and catapulted the issue to the center of debate. There is wide agreement across the political spectrum that high inequality ...

Inequality in America: Facts, Trends, and International Perspectives 2012, Brookings Institution Press

ISBN-13: 9780815724216

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