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Detroit once had the highest per capita income in America. After 50 years of Democratic rule, it is now bankrupt.

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Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden maintains a Nordic social welfare system that provides universal health care and tertiary education for its citizens. It has the world's eighth-highest per capita income and ranks highly in numerous comparisons of national performance. Sweden has been a member of the European Union, although remains outside the Eurozone.

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Kipepeo butterfly project - in pictures

Papilio demodocus, orchard swallowtail. In 1993, when the Kipepeo project started, the annual per capita income for the community was about $40. Through the Kipepeo-supported livelihoods, most have doubled this per capita with the earnings ranging from a few dollars to over $1,000 per year depending on their individual efforts

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The most beautiful, eye-popping road monsters in the world, an explosive, psychedelic, pop, opulent and unique expression of Pakistani folk art... Complete with birds, fish and other animal decorations galore...

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Galveston’s 1900 Storm took the city, which had the second highest income per capita in the U.S. at the time, from riches to ruin in a single night

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100 richest (red) vs. 100 poorest (blue) counties in the US by per capita personal income.

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CITY INCOME DONUTS  Bill Rankin, 2006 This shows the distribution of income per capita around the 25 largest cities in the US (pop. > 2,000,000). The goal was to test the DonutHypothesis (a city will create concentric rings of wealth and poverty, with the rich both in the suburbs and in the "revitalized" downtown. This seems to have validity in older cities like Boston, New York, or Chicago, but in newer cities there are "wedges" of wealth in a continuous slice from the center to the…

CITY INCOME DONUTS Bill Rankin, 2006 This shows the distribution of income per capita around the 25 largest cities in the US (pop. > 2,000,000). The goal was to test the DonutHypothesis (a city will create concentric rings of wealth and poverty, with the rich both in the suburbs and in the "revitalized" downtown. This seems to have validity in older cities like Boston, New York, or Chicago, but in newer cities there are "wedges" of wealth in a continuous slice from the center to the…

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Per capita income of Indians to cross Rs 1 lakh in FY17 :http://gktomorrow.com/2017/01/07/per-capita-income-indians/

What Life Was Like in 1776

What Life Was Like in 1776: Americans had the highest per capita income in the civilized world, paid the lowest taxes—and were determined to keep it that way. America in 1776 was also a diverse nation. The first census, taken in 1790, revealed that only about 60% of the people came from England. The rest were German, Irish, Dutch, Scottish, Swedish and African.

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