American Middle Class No Longer Most Affluent in the World
... in the world. Research compiled by the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) over the past 35 years and interpreted by the New York Times reveals that America's lower- and middle-income population has stagnated – replaced by Canada as the most affluent.
The disappearing middle class: Lessons of America's mistakes
The disappearing middle class: Lessons of America's mistakes. A New York Times study points to three reasons why the U.S. middle class is in trouble. Israel should be paying attention. By David Rosenberg | Apr. 24, 2014 | 2:09 PM | 2 ...
Canada passes US in middle-class wealth
"Middle-class incomes in Canada - substantially behind in 2000 - now appear to be higher than in the United States," David Leonhardt and Kevin Quealy write. "The poor in much of Europe earn more than poor Americans." The UK median income is still ...
Canadian middle class incomes on par with Americans
There is a middle class crisis, but it's happening south of the border, not in Canada, according to a New York Times report on incomes around the world. The newspaper says an analysis it conducted with the LIS data centre shows that while Canadian ...