Three-fifths of all income growth from 1979-2007 went to the top 1%

October 28, 2011: Protestors affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement have raised awareness about the degree to which economic rewards in the U.S. are more concentrated in recent decades. The figure below shows the shares of income growth that have been claimed by households, grouped by income-class; it perfectly illustrates our country’s growing problem with economic inequality.

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