Can We Use Dollars to Compare How Much Various Life Events Affect Well-being?

The life events I propose to discuss here are things like major improvements or worsening in financial situation, getting married or divorced, having a child, serious personal injury, death of a spouse, being made redundant and change of residence. I will focus on subjective well-being, as measured by surveys which ask people for a . . . → Read More: Can We Use Dollars to Compare How Much Various Life Events Affect Well-being?

2009 Isn’t 1979

Many commentators like to draw parallels between the run up in the gold price in 1980 and now, or to look for matching patterns. A perfect example of this is a chart by www.zealllc.com where he overlays 1971-1981 over 2001-2009, but I can’t find the link at the moment.

When reading Martin Armstrong’s Practical . . . → Read More: 2009 Isn’t 1979