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The shrinking American middle class

Joseph Dillon Davey

The shrinking American middle class

the social and cultural implications of growing inequality

by Joseph Dillon Davey

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Equality,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Income distribution,
  • Middle class

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJoseph Dillon Davey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC110.I5 D377 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25306977M
    ISBN 109781137032294
    LC Control Number2012011370

    As the title of the chart suggests, America’s middle class has been shrinking over time, from 61 percent of US households in to only 50 percent in , when middle class is defined as households earning between two-thirds and twice the median household income. And that middle-class shrinkage apparently implies that there is a “widening gap between what people earn .   1. The top chart shows the three income groups: a) low-income households with income of $35, and below (in dollars), whose share of US households declined from by five percentage points from % in to % (in dollars), b) middle-income households with income between $35, and $, (in dollars), whose share of all Author: Analytical Economist.

      Just over half (52%) of American adults lived in middle-class households in , up slightly from 51% in , but down from 54% in and 61% in , according to recent data released by the.   The middle class is shrinking here in the U.S. of A., according to new data from The Pew Charitable Trusts. A March 19 study revealed the percentage of American middle-class households dropped Author: Abby Higgs.

      The Middle Class Might Nearly Disappear In The Next Decade Harris said the combination of a demographically shrinking workforce and increasingly cost-effective automation will aggravate. The harsh reality for today's middle class is that many of them go to work just to get by. Arianna Huffington's new book, "Third World America", sheds light on many of the crucial ways in which it has been our failing education system to the runaway greed of the financial services sector, America's middle class is facing on onslaught from all sides.


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The middle class, if defined as households making between $35, and $, a year, shrank in the final decades of the 20th century. For a welcome reason, though: More Americans moved up into what might be considered the upper middle class or the : SHAN CARTER. A snapshot of what America's middle class used to be and what it is now in terms of wages, work and out-of-pocket costs -- and the problems caused by.

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The American middle class, once the envy of the world (and occasional object of its derision) is shrinking, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Pew Research Center.

The big winners, in terms of really surging in the middle class, have been Asian Americans, who now make up 6 percent of the American middle class.” Though the middle class seems to be shrinking.

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Middle class prosperity is the greatest influence to the overall health of America’s economy. For the struggling middle class, Alissa Quart has a message: you're not alone “It’s been going on for decades and it’s culminating now in the American middle class.” the shrinking.

The U.S. middle class, as he defines it, shrank from about 59 percent in the late s to 55 percent inand 53 percent indown to roughly 51 percent inPressman wrote. According to Pressman’s measurements, the U.S. has the smallest middle class among the nine developed countries he examined, as ofthe last year data.

The shrinking of the middle class is a cause for concern, the OECD says, calling for policy responses to support this group. The OECD warns that traditional middle-class jobs are threatened by automation, and it now takes more skills and more earners for a household to make it into the middle : Eshe Nelson.

But in fact, the whole notion of a shrinking middle class is a myth. Here’s why. When you compare household incomes over time, you have to look at identical households.