Increasing Inequality in the United States
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): Dean Baker
Keywords: Unions; Household income; Foreign workers
Coverage: United States
This report traces the increase in U.S. inequality over the last quarter-century. It outlines the myriad drivers of this trend, including deliberate policy decisions on trade, immigration, interest rates, and health care costs. The paper was published and distributed in Germany through the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (IB200611A).