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Category Archives: Selfie

To Increase America’s Productivity, Ban This…

Aside from short-lived booms in the 1990s and 2000s, US productivity growth has averaged just 1.2% from 1975 up to today after peaking above 3% in 1972. As we detailed previously, adjusting for the WWII anomaly (which tells us that GDP is not a good measure of a country’s prosperity) US productivity growth peaked in […]

‘Killfie’ Nation – India Dominates World’s Selfie-Related Deaths

The trend of taking death-defying 'killfies' is taking its toll in a Darwinian sense… on India! The rise of smartphones and social media has paved the way for selfies to become a popular pastime for young people around the world, but as Statista's Felix Richter notes, sometimes people hunting for the perfect self-portrait get carried away though […]