Roving Spotlight - Mark Gibbons on wage stagnation and prosperity 30/8 by Radio Skid Row published on 2016-09-01T03:24:54Z Real wages in the US flatlined in the mid 70s. Why? Was it a betrayal of the social contract? Globalisation? Taxation? And what about Australia - how do we compare? Mark Gibbons, economist, takes a look under the hood.