Friday, March 16, 2012

A Thousand Words, Vol.1, Issue 13.

In economics and finance, the notion of a wealth effect -- increased consumption based on a perceived increase in wealth -- is well known.  Conversely, true wealth increase (measured by income change) is a bit different, as pictured here.

David Cay Johnston's companion article to the true-wealth-increase picture can be read here.

Related information:

Permanent insecurity for the 99 percent.

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