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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.
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.
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.
The company paid no taxes for the second year in a row despite roughly doubling its profits.
A cautionary tale about what happens when you make capital cheaper than labor.
Looking at where the brackets fall, rather than what the rates are, tells an interesting story.
The U.S. wealth distribution more closely resembles that of Russia and China than the United Kingdom and France.
While taxing income and wealth are popular among voters, the estate tax has always been a tougher sell.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's income tax proposal is less popular.
Generally speaking, soaking the rich enjoys bipartisan support.
A Gini coefficient for major league sports titles.