ECON 100 Why did income distribution in the U.S. become
Why did income distribution in the U.S. become less equal over the three decades preceding the crisis of 2008? What, if
anything, might be done to lessen the inequality?
Over 12% of Americans are defined “officially” as living in poverty. How is it possible that we can be so rich and yet have
such widespread poverty? How might poverty be eliminated?