Difference between revisions of "Economic disparity"

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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
[[category:issues]][[Income disparity]] is a condition in which either or both of the following are true:
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[[category:issues]][[Economic disparity]] refers to a gap in income between (on the one hand) the wealthiest members of society and (on the other) those with the fewest economic resources.
* those at the highest income levels have earnings ''out of proportion'' to the value or quality of their work
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* those at the lowest income levels are unnecessarily impoverished with respect to society's ability to provide a minimum level of welfare for all
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Symptoms of severe economic disparity include:
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* those at the highest income levels have wealth ''drastically out of proportion'' to the value or quality of their contributions to society
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* a significant portion of the population is unnecessarily impoverished with respect to society's ability to provide a minimum level of welfare for all
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'''Keywords''': Richistan, income disparity, millionaires & billionaires
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===Countries===
 
* [[/US|United States]]
 
* [[/US|United States]]
 
* [[/UK|United Kingdom]]
 
* [[/UK|United Kingdom]]
 
'''Keywords''': Richistan, income disparity, millionaires & billionaires
 
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
 
===News===
 
===News===
 
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Revision as of 14:28, 11 November 2009

Overview

Economic disparity refers to a gap in income between (on the one hand) the wealthiest members of society and (on the other) those with the fewest economic resources.

Symptoms of severe economic disparity include:

  • those at the highest income levels have wealth drastically out of proportion to the value or quality of their contributions to society
  • a significant portion of the population is unnecessarily impoverished with respect to society's ability to provide a minimum level of welfare for all

Keywords: Richistan, income disparity, millionaires & billionaires

Countries

Links

News

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