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GDP Up! or Down?

Great article this week, The World’s Economy Soared Last Year (or Plunged), on the relative value of currency, perfect for Chapter 2’s coverage of CPI and inflation.  When they measure the world GDP in dollars it went down from 2014 to 2015: In the article they say that the 5% drop seen in the graphic … Continue reading

Expletive Millennials

After starting the semester with my usual Innumeracy article I had them read, A Millennial’s Field Guide to Mastering Your Career,  which seemed like it would catch their interest.  I especially enjoyed it because the more things change the more they stay the same.  The authors have quotes about workers that you think are describing … Continue reading