Posts filed under “Wages & Income”
click for larger graphics Source: Visualizing Economics Catherine Mulbrandon covers all sorts of cool data over at Visualizing Economics (Check out her wicked cool book of economic visualizations on income here). I find the big picture view of employment and wages fascinating, looking at the question, What Happened to Wages? As the charts above…Read More
Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.
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I’ve had this queued up for awhile, bit its gone viral and there is no longer a reason to wait . . .
click for larger graphic Source: MillerSamuel The short answer is 7X the rest of the USA (assuming you have not yet been laid off from that job yet). That astonishing data point came to us via Jonathan Miller. He used the state bonus compensation data for 1985-2011. As of 2011, the securities industry salaries…Read More