Inequality on the rise
The century of inequality.— Branko Milanovic (@BrankoMilan) October 4, 2021
19th C was the century during which global inequality went up driven both by rising inter-country (rise of the West) and within-country (primitive accumulation) inequality.
Here is the ratio of richest/poorest country GDPpc (from the Maddison Project). pic.twitter.com/diVz0YXl6x
Made a new chart of the global income distribution this evening.— Max Roser (@MaxCRoser) October 8, 2021
I wanted to make a very simple chart that highlights just some key facts about the global distribution.
Which other details are you interested? Can I make it simpler still? pic.twitter.com/HKkOFOPSxu
Inequality in the US
Billionaire wealth, September 1st update pic.twitter.com/4dOw972TCg— Gabriel Zucman (@gabriel_zucman) September 3, 2021
¿Por qué llamarlo "generación de cristal" cuando podemos hablar de inequidad intergeneracional en reparto de la riqueza? pic.twitter.com/d0oVguRBNY— Javier Padilla (@javierpadillab) August 28, 2021
Some stunning results for Spain, based on the just-published @lisdata harmonized survey data.— Branko Milanovic (@BrankoMilan) June 22, 2019
Ten years after the crisis, real median income is the same as in 2007, bottom 40% lost in real terms, income of the top 1% went up by 21%. pic.twitter.com/ej6zouMxOV
The richest man in the world, Elon Musk, paid $8,410 in income tax in 2018. pic.twitter.com/ajSKAuCIoR— Gabriel Zucman (@gabriel_zucman) September 18, 2021