Wealth Inequality Is the Highest Since World War II

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Written by Peter Coy 2 February 2022

During the pandemic, for example, we know that government benefits helped the poor, while stimulative monetary policy pushed up stock prices and benefited the rich in particular. The Berkeley economists calculate. that “Wealth concentration at the end of 2021,” they write, “was at its highest level in the post-World War II era.”

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