Posts Tagged ‘GDP’

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    The (GDP) Gap

    Jan 3, 12 • 451 Views • No Comments

    With the U.S. #1 and China #2, people are starting to wonder when the U.S./China GDP gap will disappear. Here, at the Economist, you can create your own prediction. Just input assumptions about GDP growth rates, inflation and the yuan’s relationship......  [read more]

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    Looking back at 2011

    Dec 22, 11 • 381 Views • No Comments

    After looking at these 18 charts, I thought, what you learn depends on whom you ask. Created by Washington Post journalist Ezra Klein, the slide show is from “some of his favorite economists” who were asked for “the graph that had done the......  [read more]

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    A Happy Story From Greece

    Dec 18, 11 • 342 Views • No Comments

    Greece is helping to solve the unemployment problem in upstate New York. When you see a small white container of Fage Greek yogurt (pronounced fa-yeh), instead try to picture a 220,000 square foot U.S. production facility, close to......  [read more]

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    China’s Nine Nations

    Dec 17, 11 • 1962 Views • No Comments

    With this map of China, less is more. Called “The Nine Nations of China,” it resembles a simple color-coded jigsaw puzzle.  Each of the 9 areas has a label that concisely states size, population, per capita GDP and the balance......  [read more]

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    Micro-Jobs

    Nov 30, 11 • 442 Views • No Comments

    One online inquiry resulted in a research scientist happily cleaning an overflowing compost bin for $31. Someone else fished keys out of a sewer. Calling it “web-serfing,” the WSJ explains that “micro-labor” sites are matching requests......  [read more]