Number of the Day
July 18th, 2014

The percentage of estates in America that are farms that were expected to owe any estate tax at all in 2013. The number comes to an estimated 20 estates, the overwhelming majority of which would have to have liquid assets for the estate tax to even touch them. Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Myths and Realities about the Estate Tax


Video highlights of Robert Reich speaking to Coloradans about income inequality and its disastrous effect on our economy and democracy.

Recent Reports

CFI economist Chris Stiffler at White House Summit on Working Families

June 23, 2014

CFI Economist Chris Stiffler is in Washington, D.C., this week attending the White House Summit on Working Families, hosted by the White House, the U.S. Department of Labor and the Center for American Progress.

Inequality since the Great Depression in Colorado

February 27, 2014

For decades after the Great Depression, wages increased along with productivity. And then something different happened.

What you need to know about income inequality in Colorado

January 29, 2014

CFI’s Economist Chris Stiffler has written a brief on income inequality in Colorado. It’s only three pages, but it sums up historical trends in Colorado and how we fare in comparison to the rest of the nation.

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