All over the country low-income citizens are struggling to attain more economic mobility. A new program funded by two large foundations is working to address that.
The College Board plans to score a student's adversity from one to 100.
When more households fail to make payments on their vehicle, it shows too few people are sharing the benefits of an ostensibly healthy economy.
Three prominent progressives all want to tax the wealthy to reduce income inequality, not just raise revenues. But their plans are different in key ways.
The mile high city's most historic and culturally unique neighborhoods are at risk of erasure due to the skyrocketing rents forcing out the local population.
There are few other places where the wealth gap is so visible.
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.