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Oct 17, 2011

Top 1% Income Shares for US, Sweden, France and NL

This graph shows the top 1% income shares. The percentage of total  income the top 1% earners receive in France, Sweden, Netherlands and United States. Since financial markets have been deregulated from the 1980's the percentage of top 1% income shares have been going up by 10% in the United States. In the other three countries top 1% income shares have been relatively stable in the last 20 years.

Paris School Of Ecnomics

2 comments:

  1. This article does not establish that "income inequality is here to stay" and beyond the discussion of two political philosophers does not address either the cause of income inequality nor the desirability of ending it. Ascenergy

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