Apr 22, 2014 ... Have we Americans made progress since the 1960s or 1970s? Some say not,
but they are basing their conclusions on bad inflation data.
Oct 19, 2016 ... Economically speaking, are we better off than we were ten years ... household
income rose by 5.2 percent in 2015, as showing that “the ..... As another example,
college education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation.
Mar 22, 2015 ... So does that make us better off or worse off? ... Were you aware that the rate of
homeownership in the United States has fallen to ... #9 Inflation.
Jan 29, 2014 ... Looking at just average hourly wages — adjusted for inflation using the ... data,
working Americans are clearly better off today than they were in the 1950s. ... The
chart shows significant reductions in the “time cost” of 11 basic ...
Jan 16, 2014 ... Are you better off than you were twenty years ago? ... These income figures all
account for inflation. .... Household income data compiled by the US Census
shows the percentage of households in the lower (under 25k/yr) and ...
Dec 8, 2016 ... Today's children face tough prospects of being better off than their parents ... The
findings show that the fraction of kids earning more than their ... inflation, taxes
and transfers, as well as changes in household size. ... were better off than their
fathers, but for those born in 1984, that rate dropped to 41 per...
Jun 25, 2014 ... Data shows retirees better off today than 1950 ... In 1950, 45 percent of men age
65 and older were still working. ... Adjusted for inflation, that $29 translates to
$280 in 2012 dollars, which means that the average Social ...
Mar 13, 1984 ... ''Are you better off than you were four years ago?'' he asked the voters to ... The
odds are great that Mr. Reagan's policies, resulting in huge deficits as far as the
eye can see, will cause inflation rates to rise again. ... Don't Show ...
Jul 28, 2015 ... "The economy, by every metric, is better than when I came into office." ... Inflation
adjusted GDP per capita -- that is, all economic activity in ... The data show that
13.2 percent of Americans were living in poverty in March 2009.
Jun 16, 2015 ... People Aren't Better Off Than Income Trends Show ... therefore understate how
much true inflation-adjusted income has risen over time. ... actually have people
who are alive right now who were in their adulthoods in 1980.