Dan Goldstein, the brother of fashion blogger Lauren, has an interesting web project of his own, trying to work out how well people understand inequality in the US. Go give it a twirl; the more people who take the interactive quiz, the more useful the results will be. Here’s how I did:
I was good on median household income, and I was good on overall income distribution. But I was way off on where the 95th percentile of household income is, because I just plugged in the number I got from Barack Obama. How dare he mislead me like that!