November 29, 2011

Is Income Inequality A Problem In The U.S.?

  • Tyler Cowen

    Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University
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According to the latest Census figures, the wealthiest Americans saw huge jumps in their income, while the rest had their incomes go down. For a deeper understanding of the wealth gap, Steve Inskeep talks to Tyler Cowen, an economist at George Mason University, and Matthew Yglesias, who writes about economics for the website Slate.com.