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The labor pool in Massachusetts is growing faster this year than in any other state in the country.

But for decades through 2014, the incomes of the state's top 1 percent of earners is growing the fastest nationwide, while median income growth is unchanged.

Those are the conclusions of a new report issued by the nonpartisan Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. Its president, Noah Berger, joined Morning Edition to review the report's findings.

This segment aired on September 4, 2017.

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