Print Is Big – US and Worldwide Industry Statistics

July 3, 2014

Printing plays a significant role in the U.S. and Worldwide economies. Despite the myths you may have heard, print is big, print is green and print is here to stay. This is a collection of facts and statistics about the U.S. and Worldwide printing industries. Source


Economics of Valentines Day

November 12, 2013

Celebrated by people of all ages, February 14th is a time to show your affection and appreciation for those you love. From teachers to classmates to parents to significant others, love can be displayed in many forms– and at many price points. Find out more! Source

Wealth Distribution in the United States

Wealth Distribution in the United States

May 1, 2013

A visual look at income disparity in the United States. How big is the gap between rich and poor? How financially equal is the United States compared to other countries in the world? Source


England vs Ireland Six Nations Rugby

February 23, 2013

Total cumulative television audience across the world is expected to be 5.9 billion. Worldwide viewing statistics shows that 80% of the worlds population are watching the FIFA World Cup Finals. Source


Aftermath of Earthquakes in Japan

February 12, 2013

The effects of earthquakes in Japan.


The Economics of Star Wars

December 17, 2012

This infographic examines the economics behind Star Wars movies and the billion dollar brand. As would be expected with Star Wars the numbers are big and the time spans over decades. Source

Social Security: A Snapshot of its Finances

Social Security: A Snapshot of its Finances

December 13, 2012

There are some things people take for granted. One of these is that after a lifetime of paying into Social Security, you’ll receive the promised benefits when its your turn to collect. But before long, this long accepted fact could become fiction. As the number of people receiving benefits balloons and the number of people […]

Poverty & Education

Poverty & Education

December 12, 2012

A look into just how bad poverty is for youth in America, and the promising statistics of education as a means out of it. Source

Pirates in Space-Time

Pirates in Space-Time

November 7, 2012

Where is it a golden age for the nautical bandit? Where have times been “better.” These snapshots show piracy hotspots geographically and in time by comparing regional trends of interesting places. Data comes from the US NGA and is visualized in Visual Fusion. Source

World Cup Economics

World Cup Economics

October 30, 2012

This infographic shows an economic breakdown of the current World Cup tournament, including sponsorships, stadium costs, and more.

Should I become a lawyer?

Should I become a lawyer?

October 14, 2012

This graphic was inspired by an article written by my co-worker, Josh Wright, who is a economic writer at EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc – Moscow, Id.). Ultimately, it was decided that this might not be the right approach for illustrating the article, but I still liked it. Source

Fact vs. Fiction

Fact vs. Fiction

October 13, 2012

Illegal piracy accounts for huge profit losses among American corporations. Yes, at times, it certainly would be easier to download a new song, a movie, or even software off the Internet. However, you might think otherwise if you were a recording artist, movie producer or software developer. Every time someone illegally downloads content, industries lose […]