Income inequality in New England is rising at the highest rate in the nation, this brief finds. Between 1989 and 2004, the region experienced the largest increase in income inequality in the country, due to both growth among top earners and the hollowing out of the middle class caused by significant changes in the nation's economy.
New England Issue Brief No. 4
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
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Gittell, Ross and Rudokas, Jason, "New England has the highest increase in income disparity in the nation" (2007). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 23.
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