Why U.S. Income Inequality Hasn’t Risen in a Decade

The U.S. may have the highest level of income inequality of the G7 nations, but new research suggests that disparity has actually stabilized over the last decade, thanks to rapid growth in wages for the lowest-paying jobs.

It just may take a while for the average American to feel it.

A pair of researchers from Harvard and MIT examined data from the period between 1980 and 2020, and …

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