- THE INCOME PYRAMID TOPPLES. // Industrial Management;Jun67, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p10
Presents economic news briefs related to the U.S. as of June 1967. Findings of a study on personal income; Social and moral problems which have intensified despite the increase in living standards; Trend in ownership.
- Data Connection. // Connection (0895-6405);Spring99, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p11
Presents statistical data on the social status in the United States as of May 1999. Approximate number of jobs per 100 residents in Farmington, Connecticut; Percentage of students at Maine Technical Colleges whose annual family incomes are under $15,000; National rank of Massachusetts in...
- A diverse U.S. population will not guarantee parity. Curry, George E. // Michigan Citizen;1/22/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 11, pA7
The article offers the author's perspective on the economic gap and parity between whites and people with color in the U.S., despite the diverse population.
- HOW GOES THE POVERTY WAR? Masse, Benjamin L. // America;9/17/1966, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p281
The article discusses the intensifying issue of poverty among American people in the U.S. in 1966. The author claims that there were 35 million Americans living in poverty in 1964. The issue allegedly continues to go on because a system being a major source of the poverty remains unresolved. He...
- Indicators. Zinsmeister, Karl // American Enterprise;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p18
Discusses social statistics from surveys in the United States. Poverty statistics; Average height and weight of college football players; Earnings inequality figures.
- Marriage and Migration: Comparing Gains and Losses from Migration for Couples and Singles. Jacobsen, Joyce P.; Levin, Laurence M. // Social Science Quarterly (University of Texas Press);Sep97, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p688
The article compares the monetary returns to interstate mobility during the 1980s by sex and marital statues in the U.S. One of the most distinguishing characteristics of American society is geographical mobility. Data going back to the mid-1960s show that over 3% of the U.S. population moves...
- Boom Town. Kondracke, Morton // New Republic;7/9/77, Vol. 177 Issue 2/3, p7
Focuses on the socio-economic developments in Washington. Description of housing trends in the U.S.; Average price of houses in Glover Park in Washington; Reasons for expensive housing in Washington; Comparison between the average housing prices in Washington and Los Angeles, California;...
- EGALI-TYRANNY. Novak, Michael // National Review;8/24/1984, Vol. 36 Issue 16, p49
Critiques on the views of Roman Catholic Bishop J. Francis Stafford that the U.S. culture encourages the development of an extreme concentration of wealth among relatively new families. Impact of the unjust distribution of wealth and income on the social rights of a significant number of...
- A Citizen's Guide to Debating About Inequality. MCELWEE, SEAN // Moderate Voice;7/8/2013, p3
The article looks at some absurdities and myths regarding inequality, along with guides on how the U.S. citizens may debunk them. In the claim that rich people deserve what they earn because they work harder, it cites the belief of political economist Gar Alperovitz that the wealthy live off...