Tag: Income inequality

Most Americans Would Rather Tolerate Economic Inequality Than Play Robin Hood: Study

If given the chance to redistribute wealth in the country, a majority of Americans are unlikely to take from the rich in order to save the poor. A new study explores this possibility and the results are somewhat disappointing.

Life & Style March 20, 2018

Higher Income Linked To Lower Stress Levels And Better Health

With the rich becoming richer and the poor becoming poorer, just how does this trend affect the population's overall health? Those among the higher-income Americans report having lower stress levels and being in better health compared to their lower-income counterparts.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 17, 2016

Attractive, Well-Groomed Women Earn More Money Than Average-Looking Counterparts: Study

Attractive women have higher income compared with average-looking individuals. Beautiful women are perceived to have better personalities as well.

Life & Style May 23, 2016

Middle Class Shrinking In Most US Cities: Why This Matters

The Pew Research Center has found that American metropolitan areas have been losing middle-class households. Some are saying the decline signifies income inequality.

Business Tech May 13, 2016

Health, Income Inequality Grows Among Children In Wealthy Nations, UNICEF Reports

There is growing inequality among the poor and richer children across the world's wealthiest countries, reports the UNICEF. Four key parameters were used to measure this: income, education, health and life satisfaction.

April 17, 2016

Study Reveals Five US Cities With Worst Life Expectancy

Apparently, life expectancy is linked to a person's income. In some cities, however, those who belong to the low-income quartile had worst life expectancies than those from other areas, a Stanford study found.

Life April 12, 2016

Poor Students Gain Less From College Degree Than The Wealthy

A new analysis highlights the wage disparity between college graduates from low-income and high-income families. Poor students appeared to benefit less from their degree than wealthy ones in terms of income, and the gap tends to widen over time.

Society February 24, 2016

CEO Satya Nadella claims equal pay for men and women is a thing at Microsoft: Talked a lot about Azure

After his big blunder when it came down to his comments on why women should not ask for a pay hike, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella can't seem to shake what comes with saying things like that.

Money October 24, 2014

Microsoft CEO comment on women's pay met with backlash: Is it karma?

Satya Nadella's gaff is actually a win in the war for balanced wages. Inarticulate comments made by the Microsoft CEO put income inequality back into the national conversation.

Business October 13, 2014

Who's giving the most to charity? It's not who you think

Wealthy Americans are donating less to charity, while poorer Americans are donating more, according to a new study from The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Well, nobody saw that coming.

Internet Culture October 7, 2014

This one photo sums up Silicon Valley

A cover image for Bloomberg Businessweek sums up the stereotypical Silicon Valley ‘bro.’ The common techy with all the latest gadgets and arrogant attitude is excused by their economical value.

Internet Culture August 8, 2014

Children biggest victims of rich-poor divide

A new study has shown that the impact of poverty is strongest in localities where there is a large gap between the rich and the poor.

Society February 13, 2014

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