Pernicious myths about income inequality remain pervasive in our society—for example, that better education will close the racial wealth gap. Professor William Darity is working to debunk these misconceptions.
Quality of medical care and mortality are frequently linked to socioeconomic success. But for African Americans, that's often not the case.
For the first time ever, the public can see the graduation rates for Pell grant recipients at over 1,000 schools.
Support for greater flexible savings will provide a stable and desperately needed foundation.
A new study predicts growing income and increasing temperatures will boost air conditioner sales and energy consumption.
A state-by-state analysis of Google searches find high-status goods are of more interest in places with a larger gap between rich and poor.
Millions have been spent on initiatives to eliminate food deserts, which are thought to contribute to the increasing incidence of diabetes and obesity in low-income areas. How are disadvantaged people faring in the middle of California, one of the nation's prime agricultural states?
California is the home to more super rich than anywhere else in the country—and it also exhibits the highest poverty rate in the nation.
The majority of Americans—both liberal and conservative—want taxes to be progressive, but they're actually quite regressive.
Another example of how population growth is outdated as an important economic metric.
Just as you suspected, there’s a reason inequality is structural and self-perpetuating. But you might be shocked by just how few of the most well-off individuals are able to out-earn the generation before them. It isn’t the one percent we should be focusing on, but the 0.1 percent.