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- The High Cost of Losing. Hueffer, Oliver Madox // New Republic;8/30/22, Vol. 32 Issue 404, p11
Focuses on the economic condition of Germany. Mention of the purchasing power of the country; Issue of what the public is paying for having lost the war; Overview of the people's earnings in pre-war days; Indication that children in German middle-class suffer most; Reasons for shortage of milk...
- Discretionary income concentration tightens. // Journal of Business (10756124);1/27/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, pB9
Reports on the increase in discretionary income possessed by households in the U.S. Definition of households with discretionary income; Decline in the percentage of households with spendable cash; Top states with per capita discretionary income.
- THE TIME-POOR: A NEW LOOK AT POVERTY. Vickery, Clair // Journal of Human Resources;Winter77, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p27
If the minimal nonpoor level of consumption requires both money and household production, then the official poverty standards do not correctly measure household needs. Any income-support program that corrects for money differences but not for time differences across households will discriminate...
- Smart Choices. Hunt, Mary // Guideposts;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p72
The article offers tips on how to adjust to a reduced income. It suggests keeping track with a detailed record of spending. It advices cooking the meals instead of going to fast foods and restaurants which are expensive. It also recommends using facilities properly. Furthermore, it indicates Web...
- Households' attitudes to saving, investment and wealth. Burns, Janice; Dwyer, Maire // Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin;Dec2007, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p25
The article cites an exploratory study on householders' attitudes towards saving, investment and wealth in New Zealand. It notes that the country's household saving, defined as the difference between household disposable income and household consumption, has declined over the last two decades...
- Cost of Living. // Alaska Almanac;2004, p51
This entry offers a look at the cost and standard of living in Alaska. Determining how expensive it is to live in Alaska not only depends on whom you ask, but how. Labor economists hired by the state to track cost-of-living data rely on several indexes, each with its own methods, focus and...
- THE USE OF ENGEL'S LAW AS A BASIS FOR PREDICTING CONSUMER EXPENDITURES. Loeb, Benjamin S. // Journal of Marketing;Jul1955, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p20
The article presents analysis of consumer spending, specifically focusing on the relations between income and discretionary spending. The work of German statistician Ernst Engel is referenced as a foundation for much research in consumer expenditure forecasting. Engel is credited with theorizing...
- 5.1 THE STRUCTURE OF HOUSEHOLD'S EXPENDITURES. // Montenegro Household Survey;Jun2002, Issue 4, p23
Discusses the structure of the expenditures of households in Montenegro. Average number of members and adults per household; Information on the food expenditures of households in the country; Relation between income and expenditures.
- 5.1 STRUCTURE OF HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURES. // Montenegro Household Survey;Sep2002, Issue 5, p40
Discusses the structure of household expenditures in Montenegro. Comparison of the number of adults per household in respect to region; Level of household expenditures per month; Information on the income coverage of household consumption per region.