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Financial round table participants

Jared Bernstein’s areas of expertise include federal and state economic and fiscal policies, income inequality and mobility, trends in employment and earnings, international comparisons and the analysis of financial and housing markets. He joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in May 2011 as a Senior Fellow. From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the Chief [...]

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  Need to Know: March 29, 2013: Economic inequality and mobility

We’ve invited three highly-respected economic thinkers from different perspectives, to see if there is some common economic ground, and whether that common ground tells us anything about how we can improve our economic health.

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  Need to Know: January 11, 2013: A tale of four tax returns

Four New Jersey residents with dramatically different incomes to demonstrate how current tax regulations disproportionately benefit some Americans more than others.

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Occupy Wall Street, the 2012 election and the problem of income inequality in America

Occupy Wall Street has big plans. But what should the protesters be talking about? Deciding who’s to blame for inequality might be a place to start.

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Working class voters remain cold to Mitt Romney. Is his tax plan to blame?

Exit polls show working class Americans remain cold to Mitt Romney. His recently unveiled tax plan might have something to do with that.

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In Perspective: Tricia Rose on America’s growing inequality

Guest essayist Tricia Rose of Brown University discusses the growing inequality of wealth distribution in America and how it will define us as a nation in the coming years.

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  Income inequality in America: An illustrated interview

Editorial cartoonist Steve Brodner conducts an illustrated interview with author Eduardo Porter about income inequality in America.

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Need to Know, March 11, 2011: Public unions and state budgets, blood transfusions

Are public unions to blame for states’ budget woes? Also: Alternatives to blood transfusions and an “illustrated interview” on income equality in America.

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