Over the past 15 months, upper-income Americans have become comparatively more likely than other Americans to say their standards of living
are getting better, restoring this group to its customary, more optimistic position in comparison with lower- and middle-income Americans.
Irwin does show how international trade improves productivity and raises standards of living
A free-trade zone, coupled with other economic reforms, will increase economic growth and raise standards of living
Standards of living
rise because the depreciation and other cash flows of industries employing older, increasingly obsolescent technologies are marshaled to finance the newly produced capital assets that almost always embody the cutting-edge technologies.
Yet attempts to make all economic transactions balanced (even when guided by such laudable religious objectives as fairness, equality, and justice) ultimately deprive people of the opportunity to improve their standards of living
Simply put, manufacturing matters -- to jobs, rising productivity, and higher standards of living
Synopsis: Blacks score better than whites on Gallup's Standard of Living Index, mainly because blacks (64%) are more optimistic than whites (43%) that their standards of living
are "getting better.
Technology gave Western societies the two revolutions that developed their economies, raised their middle-class standards of living
, and reduced their death rates, resulting in rapid population growth.
If you and your Senate colleagues afford me the opportunity, I look forward to working with you in the years ahead to build a framework to enable the American people to enjoy the fruits of a sound and efficient financial system in an economy that is delivering the greatest possible sustained increases in standards of living
The result has been an explosion in world trade, far greater consumer choice and higher standards of living
com), a national non-profit company, to deliver content designed to help elevate standards of living
for low-income households.
For productivity and standards of living
to grow, not only must capital raised in markets be allocated efficiently, but internal cash flow, including the depreciation charges from the existing capital stock, must be continuously directed to their most profitable uses.