In the United States, the income gap between CEOs and all other workers, including the top 0.1% of workers, is vast and swelling. Economists Lawrence Mishel and Natalie Sabadish explore this yawning chasm, providing a fascinating analysis of historical trends. getAbstract recommends their distressing findings to corporate executives and human resources professionals, as well as to all employees who want to learn more about US income inequality.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why the income gap between CEOs and other workers is growing,
- What factors cause the gap to expand and contract.
About the Authors
Lawrence Mishel is president of the Economic Policy Institute, where Natalie Sabadish is a research assistant.