Archive for 30 de maio de 2008

Onde estão os catastrofistas? (6)

maio 30, 2008

E mais outra dos EUA (também do blog do Prof. Perry)!

Real Disposable Income Growth Highest in 2008


Buried inside today’s BEA report on April Personal Income (tables available here, see Table 10) is the statistic that “Real Disposable Personal Income” grew at an annual rate of 1.82% in April 2008 compared to April 2007, the highest rate of growth since December 2007 (see chart above). This will probably not get a lot of attention from the media, but provides some additional evidence that the U.S. economy is not on the verge of recession, and might in fact actually be moderately healthy.


Onde estão os catastrofistas? (5)

maio 30, 2008

Mais uma evidência dos EUA na contra-mão dos catastrofistas!


Real GDP Growth: Percent Change from Year Ago


From Greg Mankiw (Note: Greg shows real GNP growth, the chart above is real GDP growth, both on an annual percent change basis from a year ago. Both graphs tell the same story).

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