Wondering why plunging unemployment and sustained economic growth have not lifted our spirits, we need just look at the Misery Index.
How Do the Economy and Democracy Need Each Other?
In The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index and also through Pew Research, we can see how the economy and democracy need each other.
Looking at America’s Two Economies
Comparing the locations, incomes, and jobs of Democrats and Republicans, we see America’s two economies and a tension between democracy and capitalism.
How to Measure Our Misery
The economic way to demonstrate sadness is to look at misery indexes that use macro data to measure changes in our emotions.
How the Post Office Makes No Cents
Thinking of postal service finances, you might picture Meyer Chuck, Alaska’s 25 residents receiving a weekly mail delivery.
Why Academy Award Winners Might Live Longer
Relating income inequality to the stress felt by low status Bolivian Tsimane men and academy award losers, researchers said that stress that harms health.
An Economist’s Definition of Misery
While a misery index shows a nation’s inflation and unemployment rates, the eurozone’s high unemployment might create disproportionate unhappiness.