Growth

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Strawberries In The U.S. Grew 2,755 Percent More Abundant Since 1960

Researchers at UC Davis have documented the tremendous growth in yields for strawberries in California. Genetic gains from breeding and production advances increased yields by 2,755 percent from the early 1960s. The strawberry joins wheat, rice, and other staple crops of the Green Revolution. Read More ›
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The U.S. Has No Choice but to Undertake Radical Economic Change

Burdened with $34.5 trillion in national debt that is currently growing by $1 trillion every 100 days, the U.S. economy is headed for disaster. It falls on the next administration to change that trajectory while also introducing policies that increase and broaden economic growth and wealth creation for everyone. Read More ›
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The Good Old Days Were Really Expensive

We buy things with money but pay for them with our time. Money prices are expressed in dollars and cents, while time prices are expressed in hours and minutes. A time price is simply the money price divided by hourly income. Read More ›
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Coca-Cola Abundance

Unskilled workers are getting 214.7 percent more than their 1959 counterparts. Read More ›
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woman hand hold supermarket shopping cart with abstract blur organic fresh fruits and vegetable on shelves in grocery store defocused bokeh light background

Time Pricing Mark Perry’s Chart of the Century

Time prices are a better way to measure standards of living. Read More ›
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Man walking on campus or university
Man walking on campus or university

TVs Versus Degrees

Government heavily subsidizes demand and restricts supply in higher education. We should not be surprised when this translates into much higher prices. Read More ›
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Lovely christmas tree with beautifuly packed presents boxes under it
Lovely christmas tree with beautifuly packed presents boxes under it

The 12 Items of Christmas and Abundance

Wage growth outpaced 11 of the 12 items reviewed. Read More ›
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Family praying holding hands at Thanksgiving table. Flat-lay of feasting peoples hands over Friendsgiving table with Autumn food, candles, roasted turkey and pumpkin pie over wooden table, top view

Thanksgiving will be 13 Percent More Abundant This Year

Remember it’s not how expensive things are, it’s how affordable they are that counts. To measure affordability we must compare prices to wages. Read More ›