Quite a few films made for families are on the list, which is quite surprising.
–data from MovieBodyCounts.com
We hope you have a wonderful holiday season.
–from all of us at Data360
The CPI of educational books has increased 812% since 1978, while the entire CPI has only increased 250%. Click through for a nuanced and interesting discussion of educational textbook economics.
The Gatsby Curve, or the relationship between inequality and inherited wealth, places the US in a very unequal position comparable to Spain, the UK, or Italy.
–from Business Week
This chart shows that recent discussions surrounding the minimum wage are in line with 1968’s minimum wage, which was the peak of minimum wage. For a fantastic, very in-depth review of the minimum wage debate, click through the image (or the link below).
–from The Atlantic
From a new report from the parliament of New Zealand: “The world’s oil production capacity may not be sufficient to match growing demand in coming years. The potential for short-falls arises from geological, infrastructure, and political/economic constraints limiting the ability of world oil production capacity to grow while demand continues to rise. If oil supply cannot meet demand a price spike may be triggered, with major detrimental effects on economies, especially those heavily dependent on oil imports…”
The number of Canadians identifying as middle class has fallen 19% since 2002. This mirrors similar patterns in the US.
from The Toronto Star