Heatmaps showing different kinds of inequality, with code.
Wives’ share of couple income update
26% of wives earn more than their husbands.
On Asian-American earnings
The category is usually not useful for economic statistics, and should usually be dropped for data on specific groups when possible.
Why male and female ‘breadwinners’ aren’t equivalent (in one chart)
Making $.01 more than your spouse doesn't make you a 1950s breadwinner, or the "primary earner" of the family.
Turns out marriage and income inequality go pretty well together
Married-couple families are doing pretty well at increased income inequality all by themselves.
Global inequality, within and between countries
If every country were a household, the world would be almost as unequal as Nigeria.
The War on Poverty at 50: Swimming against the tide
Growing inequality and changes in family structure make the job of reducing poverty more difficult, and more important.
Race, class, and gender in one chart (just kidding)
Within education groups, more by gender than by race.
Gender Gap Statistic Gets it from All Sides
This hard-working statistic is as often abused and attacked by antifeminists as it is misused and misunderstood by those sympathetic to feminism. But it is good for one thing: information.
More married mothers earn more than their husbands
More primary-breadwinning (not the same as breadwinning).