- The Worried Well-Off – Five Key Findings
- They do not think of themselves as ‘rich’, They compare themselves – but rarely interact with those in the top 1% or 0.1%
- They are further away from the top 1% than they are from the median earner (at 50%).
- They still hold on to meritocratic narratives to explain inequality.
- They are politically alienated, despite their political influence.
- They support redistribution more than they used to – but want higher taxes to be targeted on those earning more than they do.
Shana Cohen, Director of TASC
Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography of the School of Geography and the Environment of the University of Oxford
Marcos Gonzalez Hernando, Research coordinator for the project
Paul Gavan, Senator Sinn Féin
Gerry Mitchell, Researcher for the project
Ged Nash, Spokesperson on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Irish Labour party
Maria Joao Rodriguez, FEPS President
You can find the report here
You can also download the slideshow by Marcos Gonzalez Hernando, Research coordinator for the project
Sep 23, 2020