The Geography of a Recession

Discussion in 'Economics' started by ehorn, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. ehorn


    Click the "Play" button to view the progression...

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  2. Mrs. Egwuekwe did a nice job on this.

    Her graphic would have been even more interesting if she had used real research-quality data instead of government data manipulated to for political purposes -- i.e., to dampen the magnitude of negative news.

    It's not a perfect 1:1 correlation, but on the whole, the group of lighter tax states is far better off than the larcenous group of heavier tax states.

    The 8 lighter tax states, in rank order: Alaska, Nevada, Wyoming, Florida, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas.

    The 8 heavier tax states, in rank order: New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Hawaii, California, Ohio, Vermont.