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Visualizing Unequal Growth

By Matthew Yglesias on February 10, 2011 at 12:01 pm

"Visualizing Unequal Growth"


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Via Kieran Healy, an excellent EPI data visualization tool that lets you dramatize some of Emmanuel Saez’s findings about inequality:

I think this way of looking at things ends up underestimating the gains of technological progress, but that’s always been true. The fact remains that in recent decades a much higher than usual share of growth has ended in the pockets of a narrow elite composed largely of financiers.


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