Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2019

Grading Professor

Frederick Kaufman

Subject Concentration

Business & Economics

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


New York City has more millionaires than any other city in the world –– 65% more than the next city with the highest amount, Tokyo. The top 1% in the city earn an average of about $2.2 million –– almost 42 times the average income of the bottom 99% at $50,107. I set out to make $1 million, and learned that getting to the top is impossible if you're not already there.

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