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Image: US GDP per capita vs median household income
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Description: FRED data showing United States real GDP per capita vs. real median household income. This indicates a trend of increasing income inequality. GDP per capita (a measure of average or mean total income) is not translating to median wage increases, indicating a small fraction of the population is capturing the income increase. Refer to NYT article linked in the file description for similar graph and narrative.
Title: US GDP per capita vs median household income
Credit: FRED database graph Graph available at https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/graph/?graph_id=195323#
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