“economics” Charts

Comparing the Value of Dallas Cowboys to Public Companies »

No longer does the nation claim the Cowboys as "America's Team"(www.cbssports.com/nfl/eye-on-…), but the boys in Dallas are still reigning on…

Noah Maney
by: Noah Maney
views: 172
Score: 15

Maternity Leaves Around the World »

In the United States, maternity leave is a state matter. A 2012 report by the International Labor Organization gave all…

Colton F.
by: Colton F.
views: 210
Score: 9

Why Russia Trusts #Putin »

Since Putin took power in 2000, Russian exports have grown several times. Of course, most of this growth is concentrated…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 287
Score: 5

Think China's Economy is a Big Success Story? Think Again. »

There have been a bunch of misleading stories about China “overtaking” the United States in economic output. But GDP is…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 240
Score: 5

Happiness and Age, World, 2012 »

There are remarkably consistent patterns in the determinants of subjective well-being across people within and across countries and cultures around…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 267
Score: 5

Trend in Teen Birth Rates in the United States »

Teen births fell at a rate of 2.5 percent per year between 1991 and 2008; that rate tripled to 7.5…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 162
Score: 4

Where the Money Goes: Share of Federal Spending by Category »

The federal government spends a lot of money: $3.5 trillion this year. Two-thirds goes to pay for benefits programs, including…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 304
Score: 4

Think the U.S. Has a Lot of Debt? Try These Countries »

Although the United States has a very large outstanding public debt, it is useful to measure that debt compared to…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 53
Score: 3

Poverty Reduction in Bolivia Since 2005 »

Poverty Reduced by 25 Percent, Extreme Poverty Reduced by 43 Percent: Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 278
Score: 3

Top Recipients of U.S. Foreign Assistance »

U.S. foreign assistance for 2012 can be divided into two categories: military and economic assistance. This aid was paid out…

Lawrence D.
by: Lawrence D.
views: 88
Score: 3

Is the Worst of the Global Recession Over? Not Quite. »

The gross world product is the sum of the GDPs of all countries, which typically includes levels of consumption, investment,…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 128
Score: 3

Share of Federal Revenues from Various Sources »

This year, about 46% of all revenues come from the individual income tax, 34% from the Social Security/Medicare payroll tax…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 187
Score: 3

Tale of Two Parents »

The standard portrayals of economic life for ordinary Americans and their families paint a picture of stagnancy, even decline, amidst…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 145
Score: 2

Sequester Cuts Hurt Head Start »

After the 2012 sequester cuts, Head Start lost much of its funding. Because of the cuts, many children lost access…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 78
Score: 2

Annual Percentage Change in Teen Birth Rates Since 1991 »

Teen births fell at a rate of 2.5 percent per year between 1991 and 2008; that rate tripled to 7.5…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 57
Score: 2

Health as a Percentage of Total Federal Spending »

In 1962, before Medicare and Medicaid got going, overall health spending (Medicare, Medicaid, VA, government employees health insurance, etc.) amounted…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 65
Score: 2

Interest as a Percentage of All Federal Outlays »

There are two reasons that interest rates represents a growing slice of the federal budget: (1) As long as the…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 106
Score: 2

Productivity Aided by Technological Advances »

Between 1973 and 2014, technological advances have made workers more productive and sharply increased their pay. However, it has had…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 242
Score: 1

$10 Million Per Minute to Subsidize Fossil Fuels »

The fossil fuel industry receives a combined $5.3 trillion per year in subsidies from governments across the world. This is…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 277
Score: 1

Economic Growth in Brazil Since 1980 »

GDP per person (adjusted for inflation) in Brazil grew at a rate of 2.5 percent annually from 2003-2014, more than…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 89
Score: 1

The Truth About Global Government Spending »

Following the 2008 financial crisis, many pundits claimed that a major cause of the persistent worldwide economic recession was the…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 144
Score: 1

US National Debt »

This chart is a breakdown of who "owns" the United States National Debt.

A.S.
by: A.S.
views: 36
Score: 1

Students with Minimal Need Receive Most Tax-Based Aid »

In 2013, Tax Policy Center estimates that more than half of the benefits of the Tuition and Feeds Deduction and…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 106
Score: 1

Profiles of Employed, Short & Long-Term Unemployed by Race »

The long-term unemployed are on the margins of the labor market, with diminished job prospects and high labor force withdrawal…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 70
Score: 1

What Happens to the Long-Term Unemployed? »

The long-term unemployed are on the margins of the labor market, with diminished job prospects and high labor force withdrawal…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 254
Score: 1

Honduras: Unemployment and Underemployment »

(Percent of economically active population). Fiscal austerity included in Honduras' agreement with the IMF comes during a period of persistently…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 515

Annual Pension: IMF Senior Economists and Greek Retirees »

One of the main issues in the negotiations between Greece and its creditors (the European Commission, the European Central Bank,…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 258

Solar Is The Future »

According to the National Solar Jobs Census, solar industry employment has grown by 86% in the past five years, resulting…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 60

Taxation: Just Glorified Thievery? »

Is it unjust for America's government to force its citizens to pay taxes? Although taxes won't be going away any…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 35

Green Revolving Funds »

With a median return on investment of 28 percent, green revolving funds (GRFs) are becoming more and more commonplace in…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 138

Sustainability = Huge Priority For Investors »

According to the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, 71% of individual investors are interested in sustainable investing. With that…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 113

While Wealthy Bathe, Americans Reject Trickle Down Economics »

According to an Oxfam report, the top 1% of the world own 48% of the globe's wealth. This number is…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 88

Our Financial Future: America's Economic Prediction For 2015 »

A recent poll by WSJ/NBC found that that Americans are mildly optimistic about their economy's performance in the coming year.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 51

Head of Household Income Tax Brackets for April 15, 2015 »

To be clear, the tax bracket at 39.6% extends to any amount above $432,201. The chart was capped at $1…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 52

The New York Stock Exchange Dwarfs All Others »

The NYSE is truly a giant, with a market capitalization this past October of over 21 trillion dollars. The second…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 36
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