Latest from Christopher Ingraham

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.

  • Feb 21, 2019

In the social media era, it's easier than ever to watch your friends and neighbors spend money. That "visibility bias" may be partly to blame for the falling savings rate, according to new research.

  • Feb 19, 2019

The company paid no taxes for the second year in a row despite roughly doubling its profits.

  • Feb 16, 2019

A cautionary tale about what happens when you make capital cheaper than labor.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Looking at where the brackets fall, rather than what the rates are, tells an interesting story.

  • Feb 11, 2019

The U.S. wealth distribution more closely resembles that of Russia and China than the United Kingdom and France.

  • Feb 8, 2019

While taxing income and wealth are popular among voters, the estate tax has always been a tougher sell.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's income tax proposal is less popular.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Generally speaking, soaking the rich enjoys bipartisan support.

  • Jan 31, 2019

A Gini coefficient for major league sports titles.

  • Jul 6, 2018
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