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Prosperity Watch: Income inequality continues to soar in North Carolina

Posted By Allan Freyer On February 26, 2014 @ 3:49 pm In NC Budget and Tax Center | Comments Disabled

Income inequality continues to be a hot issues in our state and national policy debate, as the highest earners continue to pull away from everyone else in terms of overall income growth. As the latest issue [1]of Prosperity Watch lays out, the top 1 percent of earners have seen their income double over the past 25 years, while the bottom 99 percent have seen their incomes remain almost flat. See the latest issue [1]for more details.


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[1] issue : http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/prosperity-watch-issue-34-no-4%E2%80%94north-carolinas-income-inequality-soars

[2] Prosperity Watch: Hard work fails to pay off for North Carolina’s workers : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/03/05/prosperity-watch-hard-work-fails-to-pay-off-for-north-carolinas-workers/

[3] Prosperity Watch: Hard work not paying off for single moms : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/02/19/prosperity-watch-hard-work-not-paying-off-for-single-moms/

[4] Latest Prosperity Watch: Metro areas still waiting for jobs comeback : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/02/12/latest-prosperity-watch-metro-areas-still-waiting-for-jobs-comeback/

[5] Prosperity Watch: State sees boom in ultra-low-wage jobs : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/06/27/prosperity-watch-state-sees-boom-in-ultra-low-wage-jobs/

[6] Prosperity Watch: Not enough families earning enough to make ends meet : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/06/19/prosperity-watch-not-enough-families-earning-enough-to-make-ends-meet/

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