New report lessons II

We have in our last few reports deconstructed per capita income into its components. Doing that has made clear the importance of wages and benefits paid by private sector employers to the future prosperity on the country. We measure that…

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The reality of transfer payments

As we explored in a previous post,¬† transfer payments are highest in America's small towns, not its big metros. The same is true of government employment earnings. And the reverse is true for private sector employment earnings. Each contrary to…

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