One of the most striking findings from a recent Pew Research Center survey of general publics across the globe was the degree to which people see the gap between rich and poor as a major challenge. In 31 of 39 nations, half or more of those polled said inequality is a very big problem in their country.
Swedish academic Hans Rosling uses advanced graphics and display technology to show how billions of people worldwide have escaped extreme poverty.
Survey Report Even though many in Africa continue to face serious financial adversity, their economic outlook is more positive than many others around the world, and they are hopeful about their children’s future. Overall, Africans, along with Asians and Latin Americans, tend to express more positive views about economic conditions than do Europeans and Middle […]
This links to a posting about the growing share of U.S. household income that goes to college-educated households, who take home a disproportionate share of aggregate income.
For the first time on record, nearly one out of every two dollars in aggregate U.S. household income went to the college educated.
This posting links to an article by Pew Research Center's Rick Fry on four takeaways from the Census Bureau's release of annual income and poverty data.
On Tuesday the Census Bureau released its annual trove of data on income, poverty and health insurance in 2012. Here were some of the key findings on household income: New data show that median household income has stagnated for the longest period since the government began collecting such data in 1967. In 2012 the median […]
The closer the country is to the outer edge of the spider graph, the more negative its attitudes are; the closer it is to the center of the graph, the more positive its attitudes are. To see more countries, select in the legend below.
Income inequality has been growing at an increasingly rapid pace. And publics around the world – and especially in Europe – are taking note.