Apr 22, 2014 ... Some say not, but they are basing their conclusions on bad inflation data. A
typical study looks at something like average earnings or median ...
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 ...
Jan 29, 2014 ... CPI is notorious for overstating inflation, and thus understating the ... at 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 29, 2014 ... We're better at diagnosing, treating, preventing, and curing disease than ever
before. ... here are 50 facts that show we're actually living through the greatest
period in ... If the traffic mortality rate had not declined, 37,800 more Americans ...
But even adjusted for inflation, the minimum wage was less than...
This chart book documents the course of the economy following that recession ...
Economic activity as measured by real (inflation-adjusted) gross domestic
product (GDP) ... that period, as federal, state, and especially local government
were net job losers. ... Growth faster than that is necessary to close the output gap
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 United ... The data
show that 13.2 percent of Americans were living in poverty in March 2009. ...
Donald Trump off-base in saying murders are up in New York Cit...
Aug 4, 2014 ... President Obama says most economic metrics are better since he came ... to find
an economic measure where we're not significantly better off. ... Yet it's also not
that hard to find indicators that do not show the U.S. significantly better off. ... by a
smaller percent than Mr. Obama: the brief presidency of Gera...
Jul 18, 2012 ... ... don't square with Census Bureau statistics that show steep declines in ... Even
in the Pew data only 59 percent of sons earn more than their ... adjusted for
inflation, has more than doubled over the past 40 years. ... of families — and just
59 percent of males — are better off than their ... We're all screw...
Mar 12, 2013 ... ... cartridges were already priced way above cost and official statistics show little
general inflation, why had ink gone up 25% in less than a year ...
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 ...