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Does rent reflect income where you live?

Do places with higher rents also enjoy relatively higher incomes? With one in four U.S. renters spending at least half of their household income to pay for housing and utilities, the proportion of income allocated to rent in your state may surprise you. 677 more words

Urban Issues

12 signs America is on the decline

America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention. So argues a new academic paper, pulling together previously published data. 1,248 more words


A Republican Senate Milestone

Yesterday, the new Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, made this announcement on the Senate floor:

We’ve actually reached a milestone here that I think is noteworthy for the Senate.

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Fiddling the stats before our eyes

The downward momentum of the American economy’s ability to sustain real income and employment growth, is something you can hardly find mentioned anywhere in the good-news media (good news as long as there is a Democrat President, that is). 701 more words

Economic Theory And Policy

Incomes in Sask. second-highest

In 2012, Saskatchewan families boasted median after-tax income of $77,300, secondhighest among the provinces and well above the national median of $71,700, according to the new Canadian Income Survey by Statistics Canada. 8 more words