A Format Used By The Ilo

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Tim Howell
Rm 300 Class project
November 2014
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I followed a format used by the ILO, I leaned heavily on them for resources.
Income trends have varied from state to state, but a pattern is apparent: the rapid growth of the top 1% Between 1979 and 2007, the top 1 percent took home well over half (53.9 percent) of the total increase in U.S. income. Over this period, the average income of the bottom 99 percent of U.S. taxpayers grew by 18.9 percent. Simultaneously, the average income of the top 1 percent grew over 10 times as much—by 200.5 percent
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Increases in income and earnings inequality over the past 25 years are well documented. Yet the deeper significance of these trends remains obscure. Have there been associated increases in inequality in other dimensions of well-being that affect both today 's children and adults and those of the next generation? Are school resources, community resources, access to health services, children 's access to parental time, none of which are reflected in measures of earnings and income inequality, also more unequally distributed today than a quarter century ago? Are investments in today 's children more unequal than those in children growing up in the 1970s?
Economic inequality in the United States, by every measure, continues to widen. Those at the top pull away as middle-class income stagnates.
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