Wednesday, July 09, 2014

How U.S. Income Distribution Compares

"Lessons From Brazil’s War on Poverty"
Very few U.S. residents are poor by international standards; something like 90 percent of us have incomes in the top fifth of world incomes. Someone with income only greater than two percent of Americans has an income greater than 55 percent of the world population. (I lifted the graph from an article about Brazil.)

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