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Question: Which decade did income inequality rise the most in?
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« on: January 12, 2019, 02:01:25 am »

With all the talk about income inequality in 2016, I couldn't help but wonder about the timeline.
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2019, 01:02:53 am »

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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2019, 01:50:48 am »

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Curse the tech giants.
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2019, 11:58:04 am »

The 90s easily...welfare reform, the tech bubble
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2019, 02:14:17 pm »

Probably the post-2009 years, because the recovery was largely for the wealthy.
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2019, 07:49:33 am »

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yeah that looks about right. it was pretty noticeable
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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2019, 01:04:42 am »

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yeah that looks about right. it was pretty noticeable

A logarithmic scale would be a better measure.
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2019, 03:55:52 am »

A logarithmic scale would be a better measure.

Was thinking the same thing - you can really see that exponential pattern from 1970 to 2000. 
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