Monday, July 6, 2020

Personal Prosperity in Every Country in the World 2020

GDP per capita is a critical metric for understanding the economy. It’s a measure of a country’s economic output that takes into account the number of people who...

Foreign Aid Keeps Flowing

President Trump loves to talk about cutting U.S. foreign aid, even if he doesn’t always follow through. What’s most often missed in media coverage about this debate is where American dollars are going, and the...

How Americans Spend Their Money

In April 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) report to analyze broader economic trends related to consumer spending. Our new visualization uses the BLS data from...

The 50 Best Jobs in America

Go to college and get a high-paying job. That’s what most parents say they want for their children. But it’s hard to figure out which career path offers...

Pasha 4: The virtues of vertical farms

Ozayr Patel, The Conversation A massive challenge for Africa is feeding the 1.3 billion people who live on the continent. This will only get more and more difficult as...

Want better tips? Go for gold

Na Young Lee, University of Dayton Although tipping is generally thought to be a voluntary payment meant to express gratitude to a service worker, the history of tipping suggests...

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Personal Prosperity in Every Country in the World 2020

GDP per capita is a critical metric for understanding the economy. It’s a measure of a country’s economic...