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Census: Income up in Michigan, but not back to pre-recession levels

The latest data show median household income below the 2007 estimate of $56,771 after adjusting for inflation. According to the latest American Community Survey data, the U.S. median household income ... read more

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Wage Trends: Men’s Rising Earnings

The first was to rely on a cost-of-living adjustment that results in an understatement of real-earnings growth. The Census Bureau has used an inflation adjustment ... skilled and would therefore bring ... read more

What You Need to Know from the New CBO Income Figures

After-tax and -transfer household income concentration, at first glance, was no higher in 2013 than in 1998 or 2004, at 12.4 percent. The trend since 2010 is downward, save the bump up in 2012. But ... read more

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The US gender wage gap is narrowing, but women still face higher poverty rates

Still, even as income gains have driven poverty rates down from 14.8% in 2014 to 12.7% in ... U.S. man has actually lost ground in his wages since 2007 once you adjust for inflation, while the median ... read more


U.S. Households’ Income Shows Biggest Jump Since Recession

Fresh yearly data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed median, inflation ... the highest level since $57,423 in 2007, when the recession began. Gains were spread across the income spectrum and by race, ... read more

The Good News, The Bad News And What's Very Ugly

If we adjust for inflation, we are still below the levels of 2007 and 2000 ... is exacerbating that disparity. Median household income declined 1.1% in the month of February, and it is down 5.6% since ... read more

U.S. incomes are finally growing

Median household income, adjusted for inflation, is now higher than it was before the recession that began at the end of 2007 ... can be going up, making the economy seem healthy, while the portion ... read more

Stagnant Wages: What the Data Show

[3] Low inflation means that receiving a nominal raise of 2 percent in 2015 increases a worker’s real income ... growth of CPS median weekly earnings collapsed in the 1980s, down to just 0.3 percent ... read more

The Affluent Economy: Our Misleading Obsession with Growth Rates

Taking advantage of new technologies to promote distance learning in higher education could bring down the cost of postsecondary education dramatically, opening it up to ... Median family income had ... read more

Obama’s Numbers October 2016 Update

Median household income last year jumped up 5.2 percent, to $56,516, Census reported. That was the largest percentage increase in 17 years. In “real” income, adjusted for inflation ... and 1.6 percent ... read more

Idle corporate cash piles up

With one in five Americans unemployed or underemployed, and real median wages in 2010 back down to the level of 1999 ... Since the income tax system began, Congress has authorized a tax on excessive ... read more

Banco Macro: Overpriced And At Peak Earnings As Elections Loom

The economy remains sluggish; wage hikes aren't keeping up with inflation. Speaking of inflation, it's far above the 12-17% level the ... even as earnings continued to rise: This scenario can, and is ... read more



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