• N. Gregory Mankiw


Help the Working Poor, but Share the Burden. Gregory Mankiw, January 8, 2014, Opinion. "In a speech last month, President Obama brought renewed attention to economic disparities in the United States. The gap between rich and poor is indeed substantial — much larger than in most developed nations and much larger than it was 40 years ago. So what is the best way to help those struggling at the bottom of the economic ladder? If we could figure out a way to do it, the most effective solution would be to increase the skills of those low-wage workers. Many studies have shown that the financial return of education..." Link verified August 21, 2014