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Let’s Talk About ‘Brexit’

There is a lot of buzz in the media about whether or not Britain should vote to stay in the EU, or if we will vote to exit the union on the referendum date of June 23rd, this year. Coupled some recent negative press around PM David Cameron’s tax affairs, and vocal support for the […]

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The Visual Display of (In)equality

Inequality is a hot topic in the media right now, and I’ve seen it come up again and again in social science courses, particularly those with a strong sociology or economics presence. You’ll notice a handful of inequality visualisations in the database – see Wealth Inequality (charts), Wealth Inequality in America (animated explainer video) and the […]

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The Salary Needed to Buy a Home in the UK

This handy interactive viz from Go Compare shows the salary you’d need to buy a flat or house in the UK. It is useful for young people looking to get on the housing ladder, but also perhaps for students of introductory Economics who are thinking about the relationship between salary and assets, and covering concepts […]

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