Samstag, 3. September 2011

Auch die Finanz- und Schuldenkrise wird die Reichen noch reicher machen

Atkinson examined the financial crises that swept Asia in the 1990s as well as those that afflicted several Nordic countries in the same decade. In most cases, he says, the middle class suffered depressed income for a long time after the crisis, while the top 1 percent were able to protect themselves—using their cash reserves to buy up assets very cheaply once the market crashed, and emerging from crisis with a significantly higher share of assets and income than they’d had before.

Quelle: Can the Middle Class Be Saved? – Magazine – The Atlantic

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