Consumer bankruptcies per 1,000 adults, 1989–2011
Note: Shaded areas denote recessions.
Source: Authors' analysis of bankruptcy statistics from the American Bankruptcy Institute (various years) and labor force statistics from the Current Population Survey
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Median wealth per adult in 20 advanced countries, 2011 (2011 U.S. dollars) »