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Differently colored, people-filled layers diverge to demonstrate economic inequality

Telling the nuanced story of economic inequality in the U.S., layer by layer

Minneapolis Fed economists find widening gaps—while government plays a large and growing role in countering them
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Kim Eng Ky

Kim-Eng KySenior Data Scientist, Community Development and Engagement

Very large investors increase their share of the Twin Cities rental-home market

Since the Great Recession, investors that own 50 or more single-family rental homes have steadily increased their holdings in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area

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Jeff Horwich

Jeff HorwichSenior Economics Writer

Are job vacancies still as plentiful as they appear? Implications for the “soft landing”

Data on U.S. job openings have become untethered from other indicators, complicating labor market outlook

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