Middle class income growth is lagging the rich and the poor—how much is due to healthcare subsidies?

The state of the American middle class is a hot topic on the campaign trail and in the policy community. As we have shown before, income growth for the middle class, defined as the middle 60 percent of the income distribution, is falling behind both the bottom and the top. Using the Congressional Budget Office’s … Continue reading Middle class income growth is lagging the rich and the poor—how much is due to healthcare subsidies?