Income Inequality in Emerging And Developed Countries: Chart

Income inequality is rising in many countries of the world especially in emerging countries and some developed countries. The Gini coefficient is one way to measure inequality. The higher the number the more inequal a country is. The chart below shows income inequality in emerging and select developed countries: Click to enlarge Inequality is a …

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What Do US Corporations Really Pay in Taxes?

The US has the highest corporate taxes in the world. The current official rate of 35% is higher than even other developed socialist countries such as Scandinavian countries and France. The chart below shows the official corporate taxes by country according to OECD data: Click to enlarge Source: FACT CHECK: Does The U.S. Have The Highest …

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Average Robot Density in Manufacturing Industry by Country

Robots are increasingly replacing human workers in many industries. The manufacturing industry including the auto industry is one of the few industries that has embraced the use of robotics in operations. Despite the cost benefits some countries have higher penetration rate for robots than others. According to one research report published in 2014, countries like …

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U.S. Interstate Highway System Map

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act on June 29, 1956. The act enabled the creation of the largest highway network connecting all the states of the country. The building of this massive network of roads was the largest public works project in history. The original plan for the system is shown in the …

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Products Comparison: Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple

The following chart shows the various products offered by Google’s parent Alphabet(GOOG), Amazon(AMZN), Facebook(FB) and Apple(AAPL).Competition is fierce among these major tech companies. For example, in the payments field Google owns Android Pay while Apple has its own Apple Pay. Similarly in the hardware space, Amazon’s Alexa is the latest craze sweeping the country. Since getting …

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