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The Experience of Poverty: Jane's Story

Tags: class , economic sociology , inequality , development, microcredit, poverty, public policy, 06 to 10 mins Year: 2009 Length: 7:33 Access: TEDTalks Summary: In this TED Talks clip, Jacqueline...

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The Relationship Between Corruption and Economic Growth Around the World - Vivid Maps

The infographic below created using Gross Domestic Product and Corruption Perceptions Index. Highly corrupt countries scoring twenty and below. howmuch.net Top 10 the most corrupted count...

Infographic: Which Nationalities Consider Religion Most Important?

This chart shows the percentage of people who say religion is very important in their lives.

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See How Your Take Home Pay Compares To Workers Around The World

Tax season has finally come and gone, and by now most Americans have either gotten their refund or established a payment plan for taxes owed to the government. Here’s a nice thought experiment: go back and look at your tax return to figure out how much money the government claims through all forms of taxation. …

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How young people die

The World’s Most Respected ‘Made In’ Labels

Which countries have the best reputations for the goods they produce? We look at survey results of 43,000 consumers on products with a country of origin.

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Correlations: East Asia Grows Older, Faster

The graying of East Asia’s tiger economies doesn’t necessarily mean slower productivity

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What Countries Attract More Foreign Investments? (Hint: not USA)

This proportional maps shows what countries receive the most and least investment from abroad.

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Infographic: The State of Democracy Around the World

This chart shows countries around the world as rated on the democracy index.

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Infographic: The Countries With The Most People Living Overseas

This chart shows the percentage of the native-born population living abroad in 2014.

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Issues - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Income inequality has reached record highs in most OECD countries and remains at even higher levels in many emerging economies. The richest 10 per cent of the population in the OECD now earn 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10 per cent, up from 7:1 in the 1980s and 9:1 in the 2000s.

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Data - OECD

The OECD Gender Data Portal includes selected indicators shedding light on gender inequalities in education, employment and entrepreneurship., Women dominate employment in the health and social care sectors, although they remain represented mostly in lower-skilled and lower-remuneration jobs

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Infographic: The World's Most Cosmopolitan Cities

This chart shows the foreign-born population in major cities in 2014.

CityLab - Bloomberg

Bloomberg CityLab reports on the world’s cities, communities, and neighborhoods: How they work, the challenges they face, and the solutions they need.

Thats Not My

Nine charts that tell you where life is pretty terrific and where people are miserable

The Paris-based think tank known as the OECD is just out with its semi-annual survey of how different economies stack up in terms of social…

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Who has the most plastic surgery?