“recession” Charts

Does this Shirt Make my Economy Look Fat? »

A recent Gallup poll indicates despite beliefs that economic conditions are improving, "Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the future of…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 377
Score: 10

U.S. Politically Active Nonprofit Spending »

Politically active nonprofits - aka 501(c)(4)s, aka dark money, aka the evil big money influencers driving our politically corrupt "democracy,"…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 201
Score: 6

Even With College Diploma, Millennials Are In Trouble »

The economy and current recession have hit the Millennial generation hard. Even though Millennials have achieved higher levels of education…

Melissa McNeill
by: Melissa McNeill
views: 146
Score: 4

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: 301
Score: 4

Recovery In Context »

Those who were in the job force in 2001 know that recession felt nothing like the 2008 recession. It wasn't…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 275
Score: 3

Americans Moderately Optimistic For Economic Recovery »

According to a strong majority of Americans, the economy is slowly recovering. Just over a quarter, however, reject that there…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 102
Score: 3

How Important is a Degree After High School? »

In a postsecondary education age characterized by large student loans and unpromising job prospects, Americans nonetheless regard a degree after…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 112
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: 143
Score: 3

Consumer Confidence Up: Will Your Spending Habits Change? »

Spending on superfluous goods and services is a gauge of the strength of consumer confidence in the economy. Over the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 78
Score: 2

Little Recovery for Full-Time Workers; Part-Timers Increase »

Since the recession, the workforce has shifted toward part-time workers. As a share of all workers, those working 35 hours…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 98
Score: 2

Low-Income Workers Hit Hardest by Recession »

The proportion of workers with full-time jobs dropped by nearly six percentage points in the bottom quintile since the recession…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 85
Score: 2

Why "Unemployment" Does Not Really Tell Us Employment »

The unemployment-rate calculates the number of Americans working or actively seeking employment. However, as there are nearly three job-seekers for…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 80
Score: 2

The 5 Best States to be a Member of the Top 1% »

"A new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) provides further evidence that the serious problem of growing income inequality…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 201
Score: 2

Minimum Wage to Increase in California »

California Governor Jerry Brown recently approved a $2 minimum wage increase, set to take full effect by January 2016. This…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 258
Score: 2

Why Are People Poor? »

In 1994, Americans were just as likely to blame "not-working" as they were to blame "not-earning-enough" for the poor's lack…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 370
Score: 2

U.S. Still Suffering From High Unemployment »

Since 1949, the U.S. unemployment rate has risen to 7.5% or above 11 different times. Currently, the unemployment rate has…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 145
Score: 2

Suicide Rate Increase Surges 500% with the Recession »

Almost all of the increase in suicides since 1999 has been driven by the aging baby boomer generation, whose sensitivity…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 203
Score: 2

America: A Nation In Recovery (Finally) »

The United States' economy is on the mend, but the road to recovery certainly has been a long one. The…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 253
Score: 1

The Young and The Jobless »

In good times and bad, young workers experience an unemployment rate that is about twice that of all workers. "Unemployment…

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 27
Score: 1

Middle Class Americans Not Yet Feeling Their Bailout »

Americans maintain the perception that the middle class, small business and the poor have not benefited from government policies enacted…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 79

Nearly Half of U.S. Identifies as 'Middle Class' »

Nearly half of Americans see themselves as belonging to the "middle class". Those with family incomes over $100,000 are the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 83

U.S. Economic System: Americans Still Feel Risk »

The 2008 economic crisis continues to permeate the minds of Americans. Nearly 63% of Americans feel our economic system is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 50

Who's The Government Looking Out For? »

The American public seems to think government policies since the recession are benefiting banks, corporations, and the wealthy the most.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 60

Is the US Finally American Dreaming Again? »

At the turn of the century, only 22% of Americans were very or somewhat dissatisfied with the availability of opportunities…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 56

Home Foreclosures in the U.S. »

Not surprisingly, after the housing bubble popped, home foreclosures grew in number. However, the decline in foreclosures has been dramatic…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 39

The Recovery Of Christmas Spending »

As the economy continues to recover, Christmas spending is finally getting back on track. A survey of 1100 American shoppers…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 60

Less Hiring—Not More Layoffs—Is Cause of Weak Job Market »

In the aftermath of the recession, there was a dropoff in new hires and a spike in layoffs. However, the…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 104

Disability Insurance Awards Surged During the Recession »

During the three-year period following the start of the recession, the number of monthly awards for Social Security Disability Insurance…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 59

Slowest Recovery in Past 50 Years »

It took 77 months for non- farm employment to return to pre-recession levels, the longest recovery of any post–World War…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 38

One Reason Your Rent Is Going Up »

In short, supply and demand. More Americans are renting after so many families lost their homes in the foreclosure crisis,…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 156

Current Job Recovery Is Slowest in Past 50 Years »

Six-and-a-half years after the recession began, nonfarm employment has returned to pre-recession levels. The next-slowest recovery took less than four…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 112

Workforce Moms' Economic Superboost Wearing Off »

The heavy addition of women into the regular workforce generated serious benefits, to tune of 1.7 trillion GDP. "We recommend…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 128

Latinos Lost 43% of Net Worth During Recession. Whites: 7% »

The worst economic downturn since the Great Depression produced dramatically disparate racial consequences. White families experienced a 6.7 percent decline…

The Long-Term Damage of the Recession »

Not only did U.S. GDP growth slow during and after the recession, but potential GDP also decreased. This loss in…

The Media Consortium
by: The Media Consortium
views: 101

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: 136

Hourly Wages Continue to Rise Despite October Shutdown »

The average hourly wage continues to increase at a 1.8 percent annual rate over the last three months. Interestingly, wages…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 67
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