Thurow's Myths

April 1977
National Review;4/29/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p482
The article offers information on the statements made by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Lester Thurow in "Newsweek" regarding the prevalence of economic inequality in the U. S. However, he failed to state that the source he employed, an OECD study, also manifested that the richest 10 percent of households in Japan earn 27.8 percent of the nation's earnings.


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