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U.S. Income Inequality vs. World Income Inequality

by Matt Mitchell on September 10, 2013

in Institutions, Study of American Capitalism

A few weeks ago, Matt Yglesias had this to say on Twitter:

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He was referring to this chart, taken from Branko Milanovic’s excellent 2010 book The Haves and the Have-Nots. As informative as the chart is, I—like Matt Y—have always found it a bit inaccessible. So I decided to remake it in video form, enlisting the help of the creative and ever-patient Charles Blatz. Let us know what you think:

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