Economic Equality

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Economic Inequality
The growing economic inequality in the United States is an ongoing issue and over the years has changed. According to past studies done by the US Census Bureau changes in earnings distributions have had a huge effect on this inequality. Just take a look at some of the people in the fields where you work or maybe family members work and the income inequality is very evident for many different reasons. With help of studies done by professionals and my own experiences we will pinpoint some of the ongoing issues of the reasons behind this inequality.
“Structural changes in the economy which translates into differences in wage premiums paid to workers with certain skills.” Barry Bluestone paragraph 5. This research shows
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When you have someone who is income wise a lot better off than someone who makes half of that then of course they will have more access too better resources and different way of managing what they have. I also think that even if you do not have many resources available to you because of the income inequality, you as a person have the opportunity to make the best out of what you do have and take small steps to rise up the ladder. There are many ways to go with such a vast subject; I found it very difficult to choose the major ones. Even with all the articles and keeping it within the studies, one has their own opinion of what caused income inequality, and me personally I think there are many to blame for the inequality standards that all American people have, and whether you are wealthy or not we are all equal.

Works Cited
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Gutman, Huck. “Economic Inequality.” Common Dreams. July 2002. Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.commondreams.org>.
Jones, Arthur F., Jr. And Daniel Weinberg “The Changing Shape of the Nation’s Income Distribution: Consumers Income.” US Census Bureau. 60-204. June 2004. Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.census.gov/hes/income/data>.
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