Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why Middle Income Families Have Lost Wealth to Upper Income Families

From 1949 to 1979 the employers shared gains in productivity with all workers until 1980 (see the chart below from Atif Mian and Amir Sufi  at the House of Debt http://houseofdebt.org/2014/03/18/the-most-important-economic-chart.html. Since 1980 the wealth from productivity increases are going … Continue reading

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Daydreaming About Being an Advisor for Presidential Candidates

After watching presidential campaigns for six decades, I’ve decided to daydream about being an advisor to Clinton or Trump in the presidential campaign. Trump is a celebrity showman driving the Republican campaign so my recommendation would be, “Don’t change.” Not … Continue reading

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