Posts filed under “Wages & Income”

The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think


Source: Bloomberg

Category: Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

S&P: Widening Inequality Bad for GDP, Good for Boom/Bust Cycles

Standard & Poor’s: Runaway Inequality Dampens GDP Growth, Leads to Boom/Bust Cycles and Discourages Trade, Investment and Hiring Inequality Also Dampens Social Mobility, Increases Political Pressure and Produces a Less Competitive Workforce Standard & Poor’s released a report on inequality today, concluding: Higher levels of income inequality increase political pressures, discouraging trade, investment, and hiring. Keynes…Read More

Category: Taxes and Policy, Think Tank, Wages & Income

Home Builders Cant Find Workers? Try a Pay Raise!

Source: Morning Market Tidbits, BofA Merrill Lynch   Wage growth for construction workers is historically low; Let’s see if we can figure out why: First, home production has been relatively slow, which should be expected following a long period of overbuilding. That was the excuse from 2007 to 2010. Eight years after home building volume…Read More

Category: Real Estate, Wages & Income

John Oliver on the Wealth Gap

John Oliver discusses America’s growing wealth gap and why it may be a problem in the future.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Wealth Gap

Category: Video, Wages & Income

How Fat is the Top Tail of the Wealth Distribution?

Category: Taxes and Policy, Think Tank, Wages & Income

Category: Federal Reserve, Real Estate, Think Tank, Wages & Income

58% of Jobs Created in 2014 Pay Over $24 an Hour

More than half the jobs created in 2014 so far pay more than $24.45 an hour.

Category: Video, Wages & Income

Inequality and Growth

Category: Economy, Investing, Taxes and Policy, Think Tank, Wages & Income

Wealth Levels, Wealth Inequality, and the Great Recession

Category: Bailouts, Think Tank, Wages & Income

10 Biggest CEO Pay Raises

Source: Network World

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Wages & Income