Average annual net worth of "Forbes 400" wealthiest individuals, 1982–2011 (billions of 2011 dollars)
Note: Shaded areas denote recessions.
Source: Authors' analysis of Broom and Shay (2000) and Forbes (various years)
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Median household wealth, by race and ethnicity, 1983–2010 (2010 dollars) »