TITLE

THE AMERICAN STANDARD OF WHINING

AUTHOR(S)
Postrel, Virginia
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/4/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 14, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the standard of living in the U.S. According to the Census Bureau, the median real income of a full-time working male rose only 4 percent between 1981 and 2001, from $44,000 to $45,900 in today's dollars. Wal-Mart and other superstores charge up to 27 percent less for food than traditional supermarkets, estimate economists Jerry Hausman and Ephraim Leibtag of the Department of Agriculture.
ACCESSION #
22376557

 

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