“financial-crisis” Charts

The Fluctuation of the U.S. Poverty Rate »

This chart shows the poverty rate based on CPI research series using current methods, meaning that money income is adjusted.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 395
Score: 4

U.S. Overtakes E.U. in Productivity »

Output per person is now higher in the United States than in the European Union. Productivity was about the same…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 817
Score: 3

Unemployed Persons per Job Opening »

After peaking at 6.7 in July 2009, the number of unemployed Americans per job opening has decreased to 3.07 in…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 458
Score: 2

Top 5 Biggest Municipal Bankruptcies in U.S. History »

On July 18, 2013, the City of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy for the amount of $18 billion, the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 196
Score: 2

Mortgage Flow: Great Depression vs. Great Recession »

In the years preceding both the Great Depression and the Great Recession, the net flow of mortgage funds surged above…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 214
Score: 1

The Fed's Recent Unconventional Actions »

During the financial panics in 2001 and 2008, the Fed increased the supply of reserve balances, thereby supplying liquidity to…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 135

Beware of Shadow Banking »

The "shadow banking system" has grown in recent years (reaching $71Trn in 2012, as shown by type) as regulated banks…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 73

Top 10% of U.S. Earners Receive Over 50% of Total Income »

In 2012, the top 10 percent of income earners in the U.S. received a 50.4 percent share of the total…

The Media Consortium
by: The Media Consortium
views: 139

Why is the economy growing so slowly? »

The U.S. economy has grown slowly since the recession in 2008 and 2009. In the three years following the recession,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 178

The Government Lends a Helping Hand »

Federal means-tested programs and tax credits provide cash payments or assistance with health care, nutrition, education, housing, or other needs…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 112

Greek Unemployment Rate Reaches All-Time High »

Recent unemployment data reveals that the Greek unemployment rate hit a record high of 27.9% in June 2013, up from…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 88

Tenure Gender Gap Closes »

In recent years, the gap in median tenure between genders has closed. The median tenure for men in 1996 was…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 77

Employee Tenure Has Increased »

From 2000 to 2012, the median U.S. employee tenure increased from 3.5 years of tenure to 4.6 years. This rise…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 78

When Quitting is a Good Thing »

The ratio of quits per layoffs and discharges increased to 1.41 in June 2013, up from the lowest ratio of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 168

Americans Are Sticking With The Job Search »

Unemployed Americans are spending a longer time looking for jobs before they give up and leave the labor force. In…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 148

A History of Municipal Bankruptcies »

The number of Chapter 9 bankruptcy filings has been sporadic over the last three decades. According to PEW, there were…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 71

Municipal Bankruptcies by Issuer Type »

From 1980-2011, 92 of the 262 municipal bankruptcies (35.1%) were issued by municipal utilities. There were 49 Chapter 9 bankruptcy…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 66

Large Employment Firms Employ Majority of Workers »

The percentage of employed Americans who are employed by large employment firms (firms with 250 or more employees) has been…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 66

Decline in New Business Establishments »

In 2010, there were 505,473 new business establishments (less than a year old) in the U.S., fewer than any year…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 62

How long do new business establishments survive? »

Less than 60% of new business establishments survive past 5 years. After 17 years, only 24.6% of new business establishments…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 115

A Look at Bankruptcy »

The number of bankruptcies filed in the U.S. decreased by almost 50% in 2007, likely due to a law made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 76

International Views on Financial Instability »

Europe is the most concerned about financial instability, This is especially the case in southern Europe: 95% in Greece, 75%…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 92

Fewer Bank Failures »

After the financial crisis in 2008, banks began closing their doors as they went out of business and were acquired.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 56