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Apr 21 / Jonathan

After-Tax Income 1979-2006

Apropos the earlier post on reducing inequality, we have this chart, based on CBO data:

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We had a rising tide, all right, but it didn’t trickle down to all boats. Or whatever…

via Matthew Yglesias

While we’re at it, here’s a chart from Lane Kenworthy that’s part of that same reducing-inequality package. Something happened, it seems, around 1980, and again around 2000.

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