American society and public policy fall 2012
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 9

American Society and Public Policy Fall 2012 PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 83 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

American Society and Public Policy Fall 2012. First Meeting September 5, 2012. Inequality in America. What are the major kinds of inequality in the U.S.?. The Election. How do issues of inequality and public policy factor into the election?. Defining the 1%.

Download Presentation

American Society and Public Policy Fall 2012

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


American society and public policy fall 2012

American Society and Public PolicyFall 2012

First Meeting

September 5, 2012


Inequality in america

Inequality in America

  • What are the major kinds of inequality in the U.S.?


The election

The Election

  • How do issues of inequality and public policy factor into the election?


Defining the 1

Defining the 1%

  • How much do you need to make in a year to be in the top 1% of the income distribution?

  • How much do you need to make to be in the top 10%?


Questions we will ask about inequality

Questions We Will Ask About Inequality

  • How do we measure inequality?

  • What causes inequality?

  • What institutions support or challenge inequality?

  • What are the consequences of inequality?

  • What role does policy play in various kinds of inequality?


American society and public policy fall 2012

Source: Emmanuel Saez, Striking It Richer: The Evolution of Top Incomes in the United States March 2, 2012

http://elsa.berkeley.edu/~saez/saez-UStopincomes-2010.pdf


American society and public policy fall 2012

Source: Emmanuel Saez, Striking It Richer: The Evolution of Top Incomes in the United States March 2, 2012

http://elsa.berkeley.edu/~saez/saez-UStopincomes-2010.pdf


American society and public policy fall 2012

Source: Emmanuel Saez, Striking It Richer: The Evolution of Top Incomes in the United States March 2, 2012

http://elsa.berkeley.edu/~saez/saez-UStopincomes-2010.pdf


Plan for the course

Plan for the Course


  • Login