Distributional National Accounts: Trading Places
December 12, 2016 6:32 AM Subscribe
Economic growth in the United States: A tale of two countries - "An economy that fails to deliver growth for half of its people for an entire generation is bound to generate discontent with the status quo and a rejection of establishment politics."
- The American Dream, Quantified at Last - "Research shows that only half of Americans in their 30s earn more than their parents did at the same age. A few decades ago, nearly all adults did."
- Inequality Is Killing The American Dream - "Decades of rising income inequality and slowing economic growth have eroded a pillar of the American dream: the hope that each generation will do better than the one that came before."
- The rules of the game can be changed to reverse inequality - "Why conventional apologies for inequality are mistaken, and how we can remedy what we've wrought." (via)
- Jobs For All - "In an age of precarity, a left-wing demand for full employment could be massively popular. But liberalism can't deliver it." (via)
- America's corrosive lack of accountability - "Trump gets away with it. But he's not the only one." (via)
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