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Happiness Index since 2015 of World's Largest Economies

Ten Largest Global Economies: Happiness Index since 2015

Out of the countries shown, the UK is perhaps the most confounding. Over the data period it has experienced significant political upheaval and societal division, centered around the Brexit vote. In 2016, the statistics suggest that Britain actually became happier...

/ August 22, 2019
Historical GDP of African OPEC Nations vs Oil Price

Historical GDP of African OPEC Nations vs Oil Price

2 million barrels of oil are extracted in the Niger Delta - costing $28.99 to extract each barrel of oil in Nigeria. This is significantly lower than the North Sea oil (at $44.33) but over three times more expensive than...

/ August 4, 2019
10 Biggest Wealth Markets: 2018 Wealth vs Growth 2008-2018

10 Biggest Wealth Markets: 2018 Wealth vs Growth 2008-2018

As much as one could look to political differences or motivations, the single biggest boon for wealth growth has been global loose monetary policy with near zero interest rates and significant QE, which serves ...

/ May 24, 2019
Average Percentage of Degree-Educated Population vs GVA Growth by Region

UK Regions: Percentage of Degree-Educated Population vs GVA Growth

To varying extents, London has led the UK’s economic growth since the 1990s as a product of financial deregulation which not only boosted GVA but also served to attract more degree-educated ...

/ May 10, 2019