I came across this paper a while ago. This data is as of 2012:
Two new additions to the literature: Russ Roberts, who has the most frustration with the fact that other studies are not truly longitudinal And this meta-study from the Urban Institute. Includes the capture below
I often refer back to this, but Megan’s old site is lost to the wayback machine. So here is the text from the good old days of blogging in 2002: November 24, 2002 From the desk of Jane Galt: The … Continue reading
Federal and State Governments add more than 25% onto the charges for a no-frills landline (for my alarm system). The total bill is $43.78.
This is hilarious and tragic: As you might recall, giving feedback on Uber is a veritable labyrinth of steps: Activate your mobile device screen. Dry the finger or fingers to be used during the feedback operation. Position your finger over … Continue reading
Below are the introductory remarks I made at the Learning Ally National Achievement Awards last Saturday. First I introduced a video about the awards, then I spoke about Learning Ally’s progress in technology and community building. ———– Thank you Dee … Continue reading
These are pretty cool: Among the key takeaways from this figure: U.S. inequality follows a U-shaped pattern, with a number of measures of inequality falling in the 1930s and 1940s, and then rising since the 1970s. For example, “the top … Continue reading
Because we don’t know what we think we know: The food pyramid from my childhood: From Aaron Carroll, who usually defends government guidance against philistines like myself.
I don’t think minimum wage hikes are going to help here. A tale of two work-weeks: Austerity …. NOT. In sum, federal fiscal policy decisions in recent years added enormously to deficits and have produced the highest levels of spending, … Continue reading