Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Pew Study: Wealth Gap Increased in “Recovery”…Significantly - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly
Pew Study: Wealth Gap Increased in “Recovery”…Significantly - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly: etween 2009 and 2011, the wealthiest 7% got wealthier by a big 28% and the rest of us got poorer by 4%. Let’s put it another way: The aggregate 8 million households in that top 7% saw their wealth rise by an estimated $5.6 trillion, while the 111 million households in the bottom group had their aggregate wealth fall by an estimated $600 billion. The wealth of America’s households over this period increased by $5 trillion, so there you go!