infographics

The rise of means-testing, in one infographic

In 1972, the federal government spent $55 billion on means-tested programs and tax credits. In 2012, it spent $588 billion.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 19, 2013
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For-profit college, in one infographic

Suevon Lee at ProPublica has a great piece going through the for-profit higher education sector by the numbers. But why stop at numbers when you can have an infographic?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 9, 2012
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Dodd-Frank turns two this week. Look how it’s grown!

This infographic from the law firm David Polk shows how big Dodd-Frank is getting -- and how much bigger it's likely to get. Plus: Does Lloyd Blankfein's qualified endorsement make you trust the law more or less?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 19, 2012
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