### Consumption Inequality is Also Growing

Hearing a lot of talk about how Democrats never talk about consumption inequality, and that this is "the holy grail for inequality skeptics". It is talked about, and it's a "myth that growing consumption inequality is a myth." A very quick search of this blog turns up:

The Myth that Growing Consumption Inequality is a Myth 2012

Inequality of Income and Consumption 2012

Inequality Has Increased in Income and Consumption 2012

But They Have TVs and Cell Phones! - 2012

Has Consumption Inequality Mirrored Income Inequality? 2011

Is Consumption the Grail for Inequality Skeptics? 2009

Income Inequality, Spending Inequality, Wealth Inequality 2008

Consumption and Income Inequality 2008

Posted by Mark Thoma on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 08:46 AM in Economics, Income Distribution |
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