income inequality

Understanding the 2016 U.S. Election: Evidence from European Populism

Donald Trump’s unexpected electoral victory has raised several questions about the future of American and global politics, but one question...

The Child Factor: Drilling Down on Income Segregation

Income segregation in neighborhoods in the United States has increased over the past few decades, but certain demographic groups have...

Winners and Losers: Income Inequality and Its Effects on Outcomes in Major League Baseball

Those superstar salaries? A new study of professional baseball shows they may be dragging down your team’s performance.

A Path out of Gridlock? Perspectives from Senator Evan Bayh

Former Senator Evan Bayh shares his thoughts on ending gridlock, cutting the deficit, and stimulating economic growth.

The Mystery of Concentrated Poverty: The Hidden Role of Cross-Race Income Segregation

In American cities, economic and racial segregation play a dual role in perpetuating concentrated poverty.

Still Unequal, Less Separate

A recent paper found that Americans are highly segregated by income. A new paper finds the opposite is true for race.

Shock Therapy for the Homeowner

High gas prices popped the housing bubble.

Missing the Middle

The nation's neighborhoods increasingly segregate by income.

Increased Income Inequality Occupies Recent CBO Report

Increased Income Inequality Occupies Recent CBO Report

In a well-timed recent report, the Congressional Budgets Office (CBO) provides a series of statistics that largely reinforce the concerns being raised in the Occupy Wall Street protests.