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Income share of bottom 50% is ‘collapsing,’ finds researchers including Piketty

By A new research paper from economists including Thomas Piketty finds that the bottom 50%’s share of income in the United States is “collapsing.” The paper, written by Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, studies global inequality dynamics.