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Long-term Inflation: We're Better Off Than The Statistics Show - Forbes

www.forbes.com/sites/billconerly/2014/04/22/long-term-inflation-were-better-off-than-the-statistics-show/

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.

Are Americans better off than they were a decade or two ago ...

www.brookings.edu/blog/ben-bernanke/2016/10/19/are-americans-better-off-than-they-were-a-decade-or-two-ago/

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.

10 Charts Which Show We Are Much Worse Off Than Just Before ...

www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/03/10-charts-show-much-worse-just-last-economic-crisis.html

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.

Data reveal that the average working American is better off today ...

www.aei.org/publication/data-reveal-that-the-average-working-american-is-better-off-today-than-in-the-1950s-and-wage-stagnation-is-a-myth/

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 ...

How do we measure whether Americans are better off than in the ...

blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/01/16/how-do-we-measure-whether-americans-are-better-off-than-in-the-past/

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 ...

Today's children face tough prospects of being better off than their ...

news.stanford.edu/2016/12/08/todays-children-face-tough-prospects-better-off-parents/

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...

Data shows retirees better off today than 1950 - CBS News

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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 ...

Are You Better Off Than You Were . . . - NYTimes.com

www.nytimes.com/1984/03/13/opinion/are-you-better-off-than-you-were.html

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 ...

Barack Obama tells Jon Stewart the economy, 'by every metric, is ...

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2015/jul/28/barack-obama/barack-obama-tells-jon-stewart-economy-every-metri/

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.

People Aren't Better Off Than Income Trends Show | Demos

www.demos.org/blog/6/16/15/people-arent-better-income-trends-show

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.