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A look at how you're doing based on where you vote

Apr 22, 2015
A breakdown of well-being by congressional district.

U.S. Leads the World in GDP, Not in "Human Development"

Nov 2, 2011
When it comes to the sheer size of the economy -- as measured by the Gross Domestic Product -- the United States leads the world. But GDP may not...

On the Air: Poverty in the Next Dimension

Nov 4, 2010
Occam's Razor is the principle that the simplest explanation is tends to be the best. When it comes to measuring severe deprivation around the wo...

Alternative Indicator: The Human Development Index

Oct 5, 2010
Reminding us that, at the very least, our species is still developing, the Human Development Index attempts to rate and rank countries according ...