When Income Grows, Who Gains?

When Income Grows, Who Gains?

April 30, 2013

Shows income growth broken down into different classes from 1917 to 2008. It may not surprise you to find out that most of the growth isn’t happening in the middle and lower classes.

When Income Grows, Who Gains?

When Income Grows, Who Gains?

April 17, 2013

Shows where most income growth has been distributed from 1917 to 2008.

What Inflation?

What Inflation?

March 23, 2013

We’re all familiar with the concept of inflation. Because of inflation, what you could buy for $10 in 2000 would cost you, on average, $12.67 today. You may be surprised to hear, though, that not all prices have increased over the past ten years. This infographic looks at 20 products that actually cost less today […]

Cost of Living In America

Cost of Living In America

March 21, 2013

If there’s one good thing that can come out of a recession it’s that many things become more affordable. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from June 2008-June 2009, Mint.com created this map, which shows how US cities have been affected by the economic downturn. In all but one of the cities included, […]

The Highest Global Inflation Rates

The Highest Global Inflation Rates

March 18, 2013

While those of us in the U.S. may complain about the increasing cost of living, many countries in the world have a much higher rate of inflation. While the U.S., Canada, the UK and Spain have inflation rates below 3%, Zimbabwe has the most shocking inflation rate in the world at 12,563%. January 2010 Source

What The CPI Market Basket Means For You

What The CPI Market Basket Means For You

March 16, 2013

Does it feel like your groceries are getting more expensive? There’s a way to tell if they really are. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) market basket measures more than just the food in your grocery basket to capture inflation. It is developed from detailed monthly records kept by government officials who are hired to track […]

Rising Price of Food in Africa and Middle ...

Rising Price of Food in Africa and Middle …

March 7, 2013

Dashboard showing the rising costs of food in North Africa and the Middle East. Additional stats looking at wealth, population growth and rioting. This data visualisation was published in the Raconteur report ‘Sustainable Agriculture’, a supplement of The Times Newspaper (UK). Source

How much Indian workers survive on?

How much Indian workers survive on?

October 17, 2012

Indian economy has withstood a major part of the global financial upheaval (still a long way to go) in spite of the gross incompetency of our decision makers – The major share of credit goes to the unsung labor class. A very miniscule rise in the annual wages was seen between 2001 to 2010 – […]

A Visual Guide to Deflation

A Visual Guide to Deflation

October 14, 2012

Deflation is just the opposite of inflation, right? And it’s a good thing, right? Source

2011 Mood of the World Report

2011 Mood of the World Report

September 14, 2012

This infographic provides a global overview for 2011. It provides information about the top 5 global concerns in several major countries. It also states these countries other concerns that don’t fall into the top 5. It shows that the major countries around the world: France, Mexico, U.S, UK, Australia, among others, share similar concerns.

The Great Depression vs the

The Great Depression vs the “Great Recession”

August 31, 2012

This infographic compares the Great Depression of the 1930’s to today’s “Great Recession.” Prices, inflation, and deflation are all compared. Source

WEF annual meeting 2012 in Davos

WEF annual meeting 2012 in Davos

July 23, 2012

Global risks 2012 as seen by experts from the World Economic Forum in Davos. Source