Natural Inequality

Inequality in an Equal Society

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics We provide new evidence on the extent to which changes in inequality reflect changes in demographics. Recent increases have been in spite of favourable demographic conditions.

May 2024 · Laura Harvey, Jochen Mierau, James Rockey
The Decline in Real Wages

The Declining Fortunes of (most) American Workers

We show that real wages decline from the Boomer generation onwards, over the life course. Further analysis shows that this is true for almost all groups, at all income levels.

Laura Harvey, James Rockey