Watch my illustrated interview with Steve Brodner about the surge of income inequality on PBS’s “Need to Know”
Paul Krugman suggests we can no longer count on education to increase workers’ prosperity.
Something happened about 30 years ago to throw a wrench into the workings of the American labor market. This chart shows the evolution of the productivity of American workers and what they got paid for their work. The two variables tracked … Continue reading
The Oscars are upon us! I normally don’t have anything to say about this. But this year I have a candidate for the title of best picture: The King’s Speech. My choice has nothing to do with the quality of … Continue reading
In The Price of Everything I write about how pay is becoming increasingly lopsided around the world. The trend is evident from top entertainers to star chief executives at big multinational corporations: superstars are reaping a growing share of the … Continue reading