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Wealth inequality is greater than anytime since 1929, research from Emmanuel Saez of the University of California, Berkeley, and Gabriel Zucman of the London School of Economics reveals. "The share of wealth held by the top 0.1 percent of families is now almost as high as in the late 1920s, when 'The Great Gatsby' defined an era that rested on the inherited fortunes of the robber barons of the Gilded Age," the economists write in a blog post for the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. [Full Story]
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