Workers in several Bay Area counties would need to earn four times the minimum wage to pay the median rent for an apartment, a new report finds.
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.
What good are financial technologies if low-income folks don't have high-speed Internet to access them?
The income gap has been virtually unchanged for the last 50 years, and rising income inequality is part of the reason why.
A new report finds that expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit by 10 percent would lead to increases in after-tax income for middle-class Americans.
Three new studies suggest racial economic inequality remains robust, despite the skewed views of many Americans.
The economy continues its long recovery from the Great Recession.
Richard Reeves says we need to expand our scrutiny of inequality beyond the top 1 percent.
As a United States senator during the crisis years, Clinton’s legislative proposals to reform banking and housing finance didn’t gain traction.
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
"The income distribution is porous at the top and the bottom," one sociologist says.
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.
A new study finds that one in nine Americans has been in the top one percent income bracket at some point—but it's still mostly educated white men.
The geography of income inequality is all about demand.
Many massive open online courses serve as giant, viral marketing campaigns for universities looking to find even more potential students.