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Income Inequality

  • By: Thomas E. Janoski & Jeremy Hickman
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Income inequality measures how different the incomes might be between people in one society, whether that society is a county, province, state, country, or region of the world. Social scientists try to systematically estimate gaps between the poor, the rich, and ...

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