SOCI – 3401-M50 Social Inequality

Please follow the instructions given in the documents. Please do not use outside sources. 

Read Part II: The Great Takeoff in Income and Wealth Inequality

The text has seven scholarship articles related to race and wealth inequality. Write a 200–300-

word paper based on Section 6: Emmanuel Saez, Striking It Richer: The Evolution of Top Income

in the United States; Section 7: Thomas Piketty, Capital in the 21st Century, and Section 9:

Robert Frank, Why is Income Inequality Growing?

This paper will be due Feb 09. Do not use any other outside source; use your textbook only.

Please use your text only. This is worth 100 points.

Base your writings on the following questions:

? What are the causes of growing inequality in the United States?

? In your opinion, which causes (or causes) were most consequential in the rapid growth of

inequality over the past forty years?