Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Tale of Two Countries: Taxes

It’s interesting to see the difference in the way that Canadians see taxes versus Americans. Simple things such as snow plowing services are a non-issue in Canada, paid for with taxes, while in the northern U.S. cities, snowplowing is a … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Poverty Versus Inequality

Paul Krugman is musing about the relationship between GDP growth and inequality. Most of his analysis I agree with, especially the “data massaging.” I’m primarily a Sociologist, but I also hold a Master’s in Economics, and find data massaging a … Continue reading

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