Born poor? You want to live where the middle class is

A new analysis of groundbreaking economic research suggests a strong link between the size of a region's middle class and the ability for its poor residents to climb the economic ladder.

This is why the textile industry is relocating to places like Bangladesh

This chart shows the global race to the bottom in textile wages.

Bill Clinton’s people brought down the deficit once. Now they’re trying to do it again.

A team of ex-Clinton and Obama officials have a tax reform plan that would raise $1.8 trillion over ten years. Is it a good idea?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 4, 2012
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