A New York Times chart illustrates disparities in income growth between the U.S. and other advanced economies.
A few critics have portrayed our report as an effort to foment a “generational war” over Social Security and Medicare. Let me respond.
Both Pope Francis and President Obama have highlighted the issue of income inequality. U.S. Catholics support government action on the issue, but not necessarily more than the general public.
How people's incomes and jobs as adults compare with the households they grew up in.
According to recent polls, one issue on which Obama can count on strong public support is his call for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.
The current federal minimum wage falls below the poverty threshold for most households. A new CBO report says raising the minimum will increase income for millions of low-wage workers but cost thousands their jobs.
Technology usage is strongly correlated with national income across the countries surveyed. Countries with a higher GDP per capita generally have higher rates of smartphone ownership and internet and social networking use, while poorer countries tend to have lower rates of technology usage. Mouse over the countries below to reveal technology use and GDP per […]
For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment, the attitudes and experiences of today’s young adults—members of the so-called Millennial generation—provide a compelling answer.
The income gap between couples with relatively high and those with relatively low levels of education had widened substantially since 1960, according to a new study.
There are wide gaps between conservative and centrist Republicans on whether the government should do something to reduce poverty and inequality.