Annotated Piketty-Saez Graph

Colin Gordon has created a great, annotated version of Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez’s iconic graph of the income share (pdf) received by the top one percent in the United States.

Annotated graph of income share of top one percent, United States, 1913-2012

Click here for a full-size, interactive, version of the graph.

One Comment

  1. Ian Random says:

    Who cares? The more you have, the more services you generally have to buy and invest the rest. That is actually helpful, rather than taking the money to pay for my lazy relatives on disability. If a surgery cures you on disability, shouldn’t you have to work again?

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