A report by five IMF economists dismissed “trickle-down” economics, and said that if governments wanted to increase the pace of growth they should concentrate on helping the poorest 20% of citizens.
America’s metropolitan areas contribute disproportionately to the country’s economic output. According to a recent report put out by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, U.S. metro areas – cities with a population of greater than 50,000 people – account for 86% of total U.S. non-farm employment.
A picture has been making the rounds on the internet of late that casts an immense light on America’s current set of pressing economic and political problems. Is it a photo of an Occupy rally? Or, is it an image from the recent CPAC conference in Washington D.C.? No, nothing