Pulling apart: a state-by-state analysis of income trends, Volume 2
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.), Economic Policy Institute
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2000 - Business & Economics - 62 pages
Presents the executive summary and introduction for "Pulling Apart: A State-by-State Analysis of Income Trends," published by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Contains a summary of the information in the report, tables, and end notes. Provides information about the data that is used. Links to the rest of the report, press releases, state contact, and state fact sheets. Includes information about the Center.
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