Rich In 1900 Or Middle-Class Now? : Planet Money By an overwhelming margin, Planet Money readers would rather be middle-class today.
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Rich In 1900 Or Middle-Class Now?

Last week, we asked if you'd rather be rich in 1900 or middle-class today.

By an overwhelming margin, you'd rather be middle-class today:

Tim Taylor, the economist who suggested the question to us, wouldn't be surprised by the results: He said about 2/3 of his students choose B.

For more, check out the comments on the original post, where readers hashed out the question.