Has Wage Inequality Stopped Growing?

Lawrence Mishel, Economic Policy Institute
Jared Bernstein, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
Publication Date:
Jan 1997
Published In:
Project Programs:
Future of Work

Earnings inequality increased sharply in the early 1980s, tapered off in the late 1980s, and reaccelerated in the 1990s; although inequality increased overall and for men and women separately, a combined analysis overlooks differences in the labor market dynamics of men and women.


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