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Inequality: Income vs. consumption
Inequality: Income vs. consumption
Inequality: Income vs. consumption
Inequality: Income vs. consumption
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Inequality: Income vs. consumption

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  • 1. Inequality
  • 2. Percent of world population living on less than $1 per daySOURCE: Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala‐i‐Martin . “Parametric Estimations of the World Distribution ofIncome.” NBER Working Paper #15433. October 2009.
  • 3. World Distribution of IncomeSOURCE: Xavier Sala‐i‐Martin. “The World Distribution of Income: Falling Poverty and…Convergence, Period.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol.121, Issue 2. May 2006.
  • 4. Top Decile Income Share in the United StatesSOURCE: Emmanuel Saez, “Striking it Richer: The Evolution of Top Incomes in the United States (Updated with2007 estimates),” Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Working Paper. August 5, 2009.
  • 5. Per Capita Real Consumption by Income Quintile (2005=100)SOURCE: Author’s calculations based on data from BLSs CES, BEAs NIPA tables , and IMF’sUS population statistics.
  • 6. Amenities Owned and Used by Low‐Income HouseholdsSOURCE: U.S. EIA Residential Energy Consumption Survey
  • 7. Technology Owned and Used by Low‐Income HouseholdsSOURCE: U.S. EIA Residential Energy Consumption Survey

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