Thursday, September 30, 2010

Reality, Perceptions And Dreams About US Wealth Inequality

From the latest post by Dan Ariely:
What this tells me is that Americans don’t understand the extent of disparity in the US, and that they (we) desire a more equitable society.  It is also interesting to note that the differences between people who make more money and less money, republicans and democrats, men and women — were relatively small in magnitude, and that in general people who fall into these different categories seem to agree about the ideal wealth distribution under the veil of ignorance.
Well, and then add some practicalities as per Steve Waldman ...

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