The economically vulnerable always suffer the most in an economic emergency. Coronavirus is no different. Continue reading Coronavirus Targets the Economically Vulnerable
The only thing worse than inequality in life may be inequality in death. Rising life expectancy inequality suggests it’s happening. Continue reading Inequality in Life…and Life Expectancy
Now that you know about the falling middle, the obvious question is: what do to about it? Continue reading The Falling Middle: What to Do?
Does globalization also contribute to rising inequality in the U.S.? Its complicated. Continue reading Does Globalization Increase Inequality?
Technology is not the only reason workers’ wages have suffered. Lower bargaining power isn’t helping either. Continue reading A Hard Bargain
Machines are good at routine tasks. This fact has spelled trouble for middle-income workers. Continue reading Polarization and the Falling Middle
One culprit for slow growth among middle-income workers could be technology, which tends to benefit some workers more than others. Continue reading Is Technology Biased?
How middle-income workers have seen their incomes fall, while women have seen their progress stall. Continue reading The Fall and the Stall