Google Website Translator Gadget

Sep 12, 2011

The Great Prosterity (1947-79) VS. Great Deregulation (80-now) In The U.S.

This infographic compares the two economic periods after the Second World War in the United States. The Great Prosperity on the one hand, which lasted from 1947-79 and The Great Regression, which I called the Great Deregulation, which lasted from 1980 till now. Especially notice the differences in the connection between productivity growth and income growth and the wealth held by the top 1 percent earners.

Click on the picture for a bigger version.