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Christopher Ingraham writes about all things data, with a particular interest in gun policy and drug policy. He previously worked at the Brookings Institution and the Pew Research Center.
Just look at the earnings data.
A new analysis aims to upend conventional wisdom about why black wealth lags so far behind.
Despite Trump's suggestion that "air planes are becoming far too complex to fly," global air traffic fatalities are near record-low levels.
The 206 cases in January and February already surpass annual totals for most of the past decade.
The drop is because of the poor performance of the stock market in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Many state and local tax codes are regressive by design and contributing to income inequality.
Republicans often get credit for cutting taxes on the rich, but Democrats have played a big role, too.
Over the past four decades, companies have increasingly diverted profits from their employees to their shareholders, driving wage stagnation and inequality.
The latest data show incomes continue to take off at the top, which is no surprise. But economists are increasingly concerned about what they don't show.
A Gini coefficient for major league sports titles.