"The Cost of Everything" - A ridiculously comprehensive visualization of money and cost. I wanted my project to be like this until I found that it had already been done... http://xkcd.com/980/huge/#x=-6416&y=-6288&z=2
"Percentage of World GDP" - charts GDP of different nations over (a long) period of world history based on estimates.
"Rich men are marrying rich women, creating doubly rich households for them and their children. And the poor are staying poor and alone." http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/06/marriage-is-for-rich-people/?hp
March 13, 10a Raisler Lounge Towne Building, 2nd floor
Found this interesting infographic mapping out the net worth of each candidate. The article accompanying it talks a bit more about Mitt Romney and his income from previous years. http://www.good.is/post/who-cares-about-romney-s-money-what-matters-is-how-he-d-tax-it/
As per the shorter Viegas and Wattenberg article from today's discussion, here's a link to the New York Times infographic on charting unemployment from 2007-2009 for "people like you". The infographic allows the user to highlight specific cohorts to help identify which demographic group is most like them. The graph also changes in real time to reflect the inputs.
Lots of visualizations of the widening wealth gap. Mostly simple from a visualization standpoint, but still have informational punch: http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/02/income-inequality-in-america-chart-graph
On January 1st, 1835, the public debt of the United States was $37,513. That's less than a semester's tuition as Penn...
The Swedish physician/professor of global health/statistician visualizes life expectancy and income for 200 countries.