The Issues | Income Volatility

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William Darity | Duke University

“[Income volatility] produces great economic insecurity for many families. The combination of low income, low wealth and high income volatility is particularly toxic. Income volatility (especially unpredictable changes) for families with low resources creates even greater stress under conditions of deprivation.”

Introduction To Income Volatility

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At the first in-person convening in March 2016, EPIC had the chance to discuss the dimensions of income volatility with a number of key thinkers from across sectors. Their insights are showcased in the videos below.

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INCOME VOLATILITY|CONSUMER DEBT

Income volatility is not a discrete, boutique problem. It's a new normal for American households.

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