Category Archives: Income

Instant Inflation of National Debt Estimate from Trump’s Tax Cuts

Instant Inflation of National Debt Estimate from Trump’s Tax Cuts   Today was the day of the announcement of Goldman Sach’s, er, I mean Trump’s tax cut. As news reports and interviews progressed during the day, here are the estimates … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Return on Investment by Major for Your College Degree

PayScale has put out its Return On Investment (ROI) results for twenty years after graduation for 2017.  It computes an overall graduate ROI, and separate ROIs for eight majors or groups of majors.  The PayScale ROI website is http://www.payscale.com/college-roi The … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Is Among the Top of Upward Mobility Universities

UC Irvine Is Among the Top of Upward Mobility Universities The analysis is from a big data study of income tax data and college registration. The Source is “Mobility Report Cards: The Roll of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility”, by Raj … Continue reading

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Trumponomics and Employment

Trumponomics and Employment I am not the first to coin the word Trumponomics. I prefer it to Trump Economics, since “Economics” has the first syllable “Eco”, which these days means something that considers the environment, and is friendly to it. … Continue reading

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Justice Goodwin Liu at the UC Irvine Symposium on Higher Education Access

Symposium on Higher Education Access Friday, September 25, 2015 University of California, Irvine   The keynote speaker was Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court. Among his qualifications on education, he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Ranks 9th in PayScale College Salary Report for California Campuses

  We look at the results of the new 2014-2015 PayScale College Salary Report by narrowing it down to UC campuses.  We first report on the top 16 California 4 year undergraduate campuses, which include 6 UC campuses, and then … Continue reading

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Top US Income Brackets

My previous posts from The World Top Incomes Database have presented the relative share of income received by the various top brackets.  This article concerns the actual incomes needed to make it into a bracket, or the thresholds for the … Continue reading

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