Posts filed under “Wages & Income”

Rise Of The New Rich

The distribution of the world’s super-rich is shifting. Grainne Gilmore seeks out future global wealth hotspots and discovers it’s not all about China.

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London School of Economics professor Danny Quah has calculated that the world’s economic centre of gravity – the average location of economic activity by GDP – is on the move. By 2050, the steady rise of emerging economies in Asia will have pushed the theoretical centre of gravity modelled by Professor Quah from its location in 1980 in the Atlantic Ocean to somewhere between China and India by 2050. He predicts that political infl uence will follow a similar trajectory eastwards.





The Wealth Report 2012
A Global Perspective On Prime Property And Wealth

Category: Wages & Income

Apple Store Workers to See Pay Raises

Apple is raising hourly pay for employees at its U.S. retail stores by as much as 25%, Scott Austin reports on digits.

Category: Technology, Video, Wages & Income

Counting on an Inheritance? Count Again.

WSJ: The bad news? Many baby boomers are likely to get less money from Mom and Dad than they thought. The worse news: They may have to help their parents financially instead.     click for ginormous graphic Source: WSJ

Category: Psychology, Wages & Income

Category: Employment, Think Tank, Wages & Income

Where the World’s Millionaires Live

15. The Netherlands
Population: 16.7 million
Percentage of millionaire households: 2.1%

14. Ireland
Population: 4.8 million
Percentage of millionaire households: 2.2%

13. Oman
Population: 2.8 million
Percentage of millionaire households: 2.5%

12. Belgium
Population: 10.4 million
Percentage of millionaire households: 2.9%

11. Japan
Population: 125.2 million
Percentage of millionaire households: 2.9%


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Category: Wages & Income

What Bank CEOs Create Most & Least Value

Fantastic graphic from Bloomberg Markets:     Source: Wall Street CEO Pay Rises 20% With KKR’s Kravis No. 1 Laura Marcinek and Nikolaj Gammeltoft Bloomberg Markets Magazine, June 5, 2012

Category: Corporate Management, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income

Stiglitz, Conard Debate Income Inequality

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Source: Bloomberg

Category: Video, Wages & Income

Is Cash the New Black?

Every year, American Express publishes an in depth “Survey of Affluence and Wealth in America.” The 2012 version is notable for the attitudinal differences between the top 1%, 10% and everyone else (aka the 90 or 99%). A few quick bullet points: • Incomes up 6% for top 1% in 2011. Slightly lower among everyone…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Psychology, Wages & Income

1% vs. Average American

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Category: Digital Media, Wages & Income

How To Get A Promotion

I really like the clean layout and color scheme of this infographic. Whenever I think about redesigning the site, I start noticing this sort of stuff: > Click to enlarge: Source: How To Get A Promotion Business Insider

Category: Think Tank, Wages & Income