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Old 05-26-2007, 11:14 AM   #2
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Default Re: Economy robust, middle class income dropping?

I believe it. It's also instructive to note that in 1980, CEO compensation vs. rank-and-file worker wages was about a 40/1 ratio. Today, it's almost a 300/1 ratio. Productivity has gone way up during the same period, but it's executive management reaping the benefits, not the average worker.

Ratio of CEO to average worker pay 1965-2005

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