Last Updated Sep 4, 2007 1:26 PM EDT
Although median household income has risen, it's likely due to people putting in more work hours and the increase in the number of family members entering the workforce. "The important theme going on here is a labor market that's definitely offering people more work and more hours, but lower wages," says Jared Bernstein, an economist at the Economic Policy Institute.
Though household income has risen slightly, the amount of people lacking health insurance has hit an all-time high.
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