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There are a few more days to apply to join the CID team! We are hiring a #umich research assistant professor with a research interest in socio-economic & wealth #inequality. Apply by 1/30: careers.umich.edu/job_detail… #EconTwitter
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The annual income of the poorest 20% of Indian households plunged 53% from their levels in 2015-16. In the same five-year period, the richest 20% saw their income grow 39% reflecting the sharp contrast of economic distress under the Modi Govt. indianexpress.com/article/in… #Inequality
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austin brown retweeted
Wealth of Top 10% concentrated in equity; Bottom 50% in housing (hasn't recovered since crash) => "People who are troubled by wealth #inequality should be celebrating drops in the stock market, not complaining about them" h/t @DeanBaker13 @BrankoMilan minneapolisfed.org/institute…
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In a photo-war with Conservative Politicians over Superstore and Walmart aisles? Maybe we should stop letting partisan spats and propaganda stop us from focusing on real issues that are being overshadowed by lies. Such as: #Inequality #ClimateChange #Capitalism
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In the Kingdom of God, there are no rich and no poor~#BillionaireBuddha #Inequality bit.ly/BilBudKin Occupy
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Replying to @NBCNews
#Liberal #Hypocrisy is fueling American #Inequality
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Robbin Chapman retweeted
There is no invisible hand that drives #inequality—but a system engineered to benefit the few instead of the many. We need to rethink #capitalism & the systems that perpetuate #inequality. More: nytimes.com/2020/06/25/opini…
I asked Wharton students what they thought the average American worker makes per year and 25% of them thought it was over six figures. One of them thought it was $800k. Really not sure what to make of this (The real number is $45k)
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'Cash Aid to Poor Mothers Increases Brain Activity in Babies, Study Finds' nyti.ms/3H14Fel "The research could have policy implications as President Biden pushes to revive his proposal to expand the child tax credit." #inequality
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DataStory retweeted
Income #inequality in Europe, while up since 1980, has not increased as dramatically as it has in the US. The US faces a greater inequality challenge due to social spending, access to education, access to health care, worker clout, and taxation. on.bcg.com/33pE3VG
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