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Over the past three decades, which grew by a greater percentage: the income earned from work and investments by the highest-earning 20% of households, or the government benefits received by these households?

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From 1979-2009, the highest-earning 20% of households increased their income from work and investments by 63%, while the government benefits they received increased by 173%.

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