Candy & Taxes

A game about personal income, the economy, government, and social policy

In this game, you will be randomly assigned to an income quintile. We will use 100 pieces of candy to represent 100% of the income.

In general, when we discuss income distribution, we talk about quintiles. A quintile represents 20% of the population. If income were to be distributed exactly equally among all people, each quintile would have 20% of the income and would look like this:

Equal Income Distribution