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14Jan

City and Metropolitan Inequality on the Rise, Driven by Declining Incomes

REPORT City and Metropolitan Inequality on the Rise, Driven by Declining Incomes By Natalie Holmes and Alan Berube Thursday, January 14, 2016 The issue of high and rising income inequality continues to influence policy and political debates at all levels of government. Local officials, such as mayors and county executives, are increasingly finding themselves at the center of those debates given a federal government hamstrung by partisan gridlock and budget constraints. The localization of the debate also reflects new research by Stanford economist Raj...

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