Economics @ ITT

Income Inequality in US Worse than Ivory Coast, Pakistan, Ethiopia

Posted in economics, Income Redistribution by ittecon on May 11, 2011

Income inequality in the United States is actually higher than at any other time in modern history since the Great Depression. There is also a tremendous amount of inequality even in life expectancy, with the American Human Development Index reporting in 2010 that there is now a 6 year gap in average life expectancy between Mississippi, in the Deep South, and Connecticut, in prosperous New England.

hinkProgress » GRAPH: Income Inequality In U.S. Worse Than Ivory Coast, Pakistan, Ethiopia.

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