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Income Decline

Winners of Globalization: The Rich and The Chinese Middle Class. Losers: The American Middle Class

Branko Milanovic | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Branko Milanovic

The period between the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Great Recession saw the profoundest reshuffle of individual incomes on the global scale since the Industrial revolution.

Arthur Delaney

Incomes Declined In 2011 For Fourth Straight Year | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Household incomes declined for the fourth straight year in 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau announced on Wednesday, in another reminder of t...

Study: Recession Taking Its Toll On Middle And Upper Class Families

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

The recession isn't only taking a toll on the bottom line of American families. It's also hurting the relationships themselves. Parents that have ...

Americans Unable To Get Access To Needs As Incomes Fall

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

Americans' ability to access basic life necessities are at recession lows. And the country likely won't catch up with pre-recession incomes for a long...

Study: U.S. Incomes Fell More During Recovery Than In Recession

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

The U.S. economy may technically be in a recovery, but it likely doesn’t feel that way for many Americans when grabbing for their wallets. Median...

GRAPHIC: How Americans Ranks Their Financial Concerns

Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

American discontent with government is at a more than 10-year high, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted last month. Twenty-six percent...