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Income Inequality 1 Sheri Brown ECO 100 Income Inequality Instructor Turner July 25, 2010
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Income Inequality 2 Income Inequality Income inequality sounds as if it is referring to a social injustice, when it all really refers to is the differences in social income levels. Basic causes of such different incomes are based on education, professional abilities, responsibility levels, and personal risk levels. Some other factors, that are not so easily measured, are luck, having the right connections, and yes, even discrimination on certain levels. Women are usually not paid as much as men in the law enforcement field. Older people are not paid as much as younger people in the technological world. These examples are simple, but discrimination also includes education levels, health concerns, mental issues, and other personal attributes that can hold an individual back from gaining the income they deserve. Since 1970, the United States has exported more jobs and manufacturing
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