Some Common Cents for March 15, 2013

What is the value of a quality education? There are any number of statistics and theories on the subject. College graduates make ‘this much more’ than people who don’t finish college, on average, that sort of thing.

In 1993, according to the Census Bureau, the United States exported $424.382 billion worth of goods excluding foods, feeds, and beverages before any adjustments. On average, the US had 22.219 million workers employed in ‘goods production’ that calendar year. Therefore, the US exported right at $19,100 in goods per ‘goods production’ worker in 1993.   …Read On…


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