Rising income inequality, and the resulting scarcity of certain types of jobs, is a key reason young Americans are having babies before getting married.
America has been talking about racial segregation and its effects for decades. Now another kind of separation is grinding away at America's neighborhoods: income segregation, where people are separated by their wealth, or ...
Concern for the poor is more likely to motivate support for policies to reduce income inequality than anger over the high incomes of the wealthy, a new QUT economics study of American attitudes to inequality has found.
Neighborhoods are becoming less diverse and more segregated by income—but only among families with children, a new study has found.
A new NYU Steinhardt study published in the journal AERA Open looks at income-based gaps in educational attainment. While the difference in high school graduation rates between high- and low-income students shrunk, inequality ...
Poverty in the U.S. is often associated with deprivation, in areas including housing, employment, and education. Now a study co-authored by two MIT researchers has shown, in unprecedented geographic detail, another stark ...
Economic conditions have caused older Americans to see significant increases in financial inequality over the past three decades, according to the results of a study published online in The Gerontologist.
The United States is dead last on many poverty and inequality outcomes when compared with other well-to-do countries, according to a new report by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.
In the United States, income and wealth inequality is growing – especially "bad" inequality caused by injustice, according to a Stanford expert.
As the annual "season of giving" dawns, a new study finds that stark income inequity - a dramatically rising trend in the United States - makes the "haves" less generous toward others.