In Greece, Italy and, to a lesser extent, France, unsustainable tax cuts and spending sprees added to households' estimates of their private wealth relative to their wage income.
Expenditures rise to meet income.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Corporations and financiers have used their growing influence to induce governments and international organizations to construct a global framework of institutions and regulations that enable elites to maximize their rental income.
Poverty is a national issue and needs a federal response. After all, U.S. federal government policies helped produce massive income inequality by lopsided breaks for the super wealthy.
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
The Princeton economist Alan Krueger has demonstrated that societies with higher levels of income inequality are societies with lower levels of social mobility.
One pillar to wealth is having residual income.
Income inequality is one thing, but a permanent division into the haves and have-nots is an entirely different thing - and much less acceptable.
The triumph of economic liberalization has coincided with a sharp increase in income inequality.
The Constitution acknowledges two kinds of taxes: direct and indirect... Examples of direct taxes are income and property taxes... Examples of indirect taxes are import and excise taxes.
Income inequity has to be addressed.
In 2012, when I left MTV, irregular income started.
The welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income as defined by the GDP.
Monetary policy is a blunt tool which certainly affects the distribution of income and wealth, although whether the net effect is to increase or reduce inequality is not clear.
It's true that redistributing income to the needy is politically easier in a growing economy than in a stagnant one.
Income should be taxed one time at one rate, not again and again.
The benefits of a universal basic income overall are huge.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Now my only income is a few royalty cheques from my books.