September 15, 2013

The Rich are getting richer

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Example of interpretation : Top 1 per cent of richest Americans captured 17% of all income in USA in 2009.

Inspired by the article of How the wealthy keep themselves on top By Tim Harford

Link to the article : http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/4dc7ab46-0424-11e3-a8d6-00144feab7de.html#axzz2cCxLxTQC

Link to the study : Alvaredo, Facundo, Anthony B. Atkinson, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez, The World Top Incomes Database, http://topincomes.g-mond.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/, 17/08/2013.

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