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Household living space really is getting bigger

CHART: Today’s new homes are 1,000 square feet larger than in 1973, and average living space per person has doubled http://t.co/vdBTwWsygG
Mark J. Perry (@Mark_J_Perry) June 27, 2015

Population Economics

Percentages that Fairly Scream and, “Catastrophe” is a Greek Word

The WSJ of 7/9/15 shows a comparative table for some European Union countries of spending on pensions as a share of GDP. This comparison denotes roughly the drag effect that payments to retirees has on the whole national economy. 606 more words

Current Events

From the Comments: Greece, the Euro zone, and Russian prowess

Dr Amburgey writes:

I just returned yesterday from a week in Athens for an academic conference. There seemed to be a big socio-economic divide in voting intentions.

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Current Events

Creative destruction in popular consumer goods

Globalisation & technological progress have led to some pretty spectacular, but beneficial long term price deflation http://t.co/QWxJ2rYHuq
RBS Economics (@RBS_Economics) April 18, 2015

Economic History