Last year, when we began contemplating our Beg, Borrow or Steal issue, we thought our survey of the lived economy deserved an ambitious graphical exploration. After brainstorming meetings (“Can we do, like, the whole thing?”) long hours logged on FRED, and a few all-nighters, we came up with a package of data visualization and explanation that we hope will give you an idea of the big picture. The economy is complicated. Let us walk you through it.
See the full econographic at GOOD.is

 Last year, when we began contemplating our Beg, Borrow or Steal issue, we thought our survey of the lived economy deserved an ambitious graphical exploration. After brainstorming meetings (“Can we do, like, the whole thing?”) long hours logged on FRED, and a few all-nighters, we came up with a package of data visualization and explanation that we hope will give you an idea of the big picture. The economy is complicated. Let us walk you through it.

See the full econographic at GOOD.is

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