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the decline of the male breadwinner is perhaps one of the most important social & political changes of the past fifty years?

workofthefuture.mit.edu/sites/default/… [@davidautor shows the "Cumulative Change in Real Weekly Earnings of Working-Age Adults Ages 18-64"]
@davidautor "Between 1980 and 2015, the gap between black and white workers’ earnings (27% in 1980), failed to close by even one percent."

workofthefuture.mit.edu/sites/default/… Wow.
@davidautor The American Dream is alive and well!!

- in Canada!!

[a child born to parents in the poorest fifth is TWICE as likely to reach the top fifth in adulthood if they live in Canada as compared to the USA] workofthefuture.mit.edu/sites/default/…
@davidautor Labour market polarisation

Nice graphic on the growth of high wage & low wage jobs, but simultaneous hollowing out of middle-skill jobs - @davidautor workofthefuture.mit.edu/sites/default/…

As @rodrikdani asks, "Where have all the good jobs gone?"
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