Best in Economics this week: January 30

Very cool chart on the development of earnings through time
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Just when you think you have seen all the charts on oil…
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Finnish government debt. Hard to get by, thanks to the ECB

“Basic Income: some issues”

Apple the biggest company in history? Not if we adjust for inflation

To commemorate the great Apple numbers: what if you had not bought that Mac back in 1984, but Apple shares instead…

Historians are history, apparently (and where are the politicians in this chart?)

3%! The US can now join the euro!

Inequality per US state is on the rise
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Not surprising, with Treasury yields this low. But still, in a game of relatives…

The shrinking American Middle Class… More charts and stats at the link

The strength of the dollar is beginning to bite…

Population weighted world


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