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September, 1986, Vol. 109, No. 9
The declining middle class:
a further analysis
John H. Tschetter
Economist, Office of Economic Growth and Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
The proportion of employment in higher paying occupations increased for all groups during 1973-82; but the earnings distribution of these occupations shifted to include more lower paying positions.
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