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How is it I no longer keep Pop-Tarts in the house even though I have a kid now?
@TaupeAvenger @zeromeanerror @RosenbergMerc I think of it more as a feminist narrative, but I've been binge watching Mad Men too...
@TaupeAvenger @zeromeanerror @RosenbergMerc we traded gender inequality & artificially low income inequality for mkt-produced income inequal
@TaupeAvenger @zeromeanerror @RosenbergMerc to women and to the top one percent (investors and execs, finance, etc.)
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc have done more on hh income trends, tho I'm less sure abt adjusting 4 falling hh size than I was
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc Google "Winship earnings" and most of what I've written on earnings is in first ten results.
@TSHamiltonAstro @MZHemingway it always stuck with me. I used to be awfully liberal, but things like this nagged at me. :)
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc for bottom, more complicated due to rising incarceration--dont observe what their pay wldve been
@TaupeAvenger @zeromeanerror @RosenbergMerc actually median hh income rose by >33% over the period. Google "CBO distribution of income"
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc and men's inflated pay stayed parked while productivity levels rose enough to justify raise /fin
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc we gave men bonus so more cld raise family on 1 income. Logic broke down once most wives worked
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc my story: guys were basically overpaid before '70 because we didn't think wives should work & /5
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc & big difference in male trend (flat for decades) and female trend (up >50% since 1980) /4
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc which are bigger share of compensation over time. (Nor does it incorporate lower taxes.) /3
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc then earnings peak around 2000 and don't fall much after. Plus doesnt include fringe benefits /2
@zeromeanerror @TaupeAvenger @RosenbergMerc inflation adjustment is big problem--if use the adjustment preferred by CBO & Fed /1
"I tweet it for the articles!" https://t.co/q0II30Z0Hx
@familyunequal @KayHymowitz relevant q not whether it increases subsequent crime, but counterfactual crime levels w/ lenient incarc policy
@wakefield_sara @familyunequal @KayHymowitz "willful ignorance": there it is--there's the attribution of bad faith! Was waiting...
@wakefield_sara @familyunequal care to elaborate? And do I detect a Haidt-ian misattribution of motives? @KayHymowitz
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