Doesn’t Appear that Income “Inequality” is On the Rise

by Don Boudreaux on October 30, 2011

in Inequality, Myths and Fallacies, Seen and Unseen

Check out this data-rich analysis of the trend, over decades, of income inequality in the U.S. – for, respectively, individuals, households, and families – over at Political Calculations.  Informative.  And it is strong evidence for a point on this matter that Russ often makes, namely, that changes in the composition of households creates illusions in data carelessly considered.  (HT Mark Perry)


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