June 6, 2011
World Top Incomes Database

Note keywords, since the roaring 20s

Amplify’d from www.ritholtz.com

The chart above shows how far things have moved off their traditional ratios in terms of US incomes. The top 1% are earning more income, and keeping more of it, than anytime since the roaring 1920s.

This fascinating set of data points via the Paris School of Economics (referred to us by Invictus!). You can access this via their website and slice and dice the income data by nation, income percentile, etc. anyway you like.

Read more at www.ritholtz.com
 

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