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Beyond Amazon: Resources on Wealth Inequality

Wealth Inequality and Amazon

According to a 2018 SEC filing, the average worker at Amazon makes $28,000 a year. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, makes $275 million dollars a day, which means he makes the equivalent of that average worker's salary every 9 seconds.

 

The extent of income inequality is baffling, but not limited to Amazon. Use the resources below to learn more about contemporary wealth inequality around the world.

 

Readings on Wealth Inequality

World Inequality Databases

Readings on Wealth Inequality

Listen: Assessing the Links Between Economic and Political Inequality in the United States

Readings on Wealth Inequality

Stanford Center on Poverty & Inequality

Readings on Wealth Inequality