November 29, 2010 by SocProf and tagged Social Inequalities, Social Stratification
Via Jessica Sherwood on Twitter, what a great representation of the effect of inequality on income. So, let’s play. I used $45,000 income, which is roughly average in the US.
So, at current inequality level in the US:
Now, if we had instead Sweden’s much greater redistribution:
On the other hand, if we had levels of inequality comparable to Brazil:
Also note how the dials on the right-hand side change as inequalities go up or down.
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