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Prosperity Watch: Income inequality grows in North Carolina, likely slowing economic growth

Income inequality in America has been building for decades. Just last year, income inequality set a  modern record—and the roots of the problem are the jobs deficit, the acceleration of low-wage jobs, and the tax code. As discussed in the latest issue of Prosperity Watch [1], income inequality is widespread and growing in North Carolina, with the top fifth of households holding over half of all state income. For more details, visit Prosperity Watch [1].