Much has been said and written about the wealth concentrated in the highest-earning 1 percent of US households. But wealth and income are also similarly concentrated within that small slice of the US economy, with the 1 percent’s 1 percent—that is, the 0.01 percent—far outpacing the rest of that elite group in terms of income and wealth share, according to some economists. Who makes up this small fraction of households, how rich are they, and how did they end up with so much wealth? On this episode of the Chicago Booth Review Podcast, host Hal Weitzman revisits a CBR feature probing the contours of wealth and income inequality in the US.

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