24 Feb '12, 1pm

Frustrating numbers: household income

The way larger households could move into higher income brackets even when the metric is household income per member is that those with more household members may have more “spare capacity”, i.e. non-working members who can take up (perhaps part-time) employment when the economy improves. So the average income per member would increase in those larger households by more than in smaller households who are at full capacity. But you’re right that we won’t really know for sure without more data (partcularly longitudinal data)! I just thought this seemed like the more likely explanation, since an increase in birth rates takes an awfully long time to translate into more births – an increase in a TFR of 0.1 just means the average woman has 0.1 more babies over her reproductive years, which is a long period of time, much longer than a year. Seems unlikely to translate into a 5% in...

Full article: http://yawningbread.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/frustrating-...

Tweets

Frustrating numbers: scholarships for foreign students #singapore

Frustrating numbers: scholarships for foreign s...

yawningbread.wordpress.com 22 Feb '12, 3am

As mentioned in my earlier post Smoking out tobacco control and foreign student scholarships , when non-constituency membe...

In #Singapore, average household living in cond...

salary.sg 18 Feb '12, 5pm

As reported in the news , median monthly household income from work has increased by 11% from S$6,342 in 2010 to S$7,037 i...

Datasheet Part Numbers:

datasheetpro.com 03 Mar '12, 6pm

All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The information presented on this si...

Still watiing for MOM to come clean - How many ...

yawningbread.wordpress.com 23 Feb '12, 8am

I am actually quite concerned with the number of Chinese nationals in Singapore. While i have nothing against them per se,...

Increase in low-income gamblers betting large amounts

Increase in low-income gamblers betting large a...

asiaone.com 23 Feb '12, 1pm

AsiaOne Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 Low-income gamblers who bet large amounts have increased, according to a survey conducted b...

More low-income gamblers betting large amounts: Survey (via ST iPhone App)

More low-income gamblers betting large amounts:...

straitstimes.com 23 Feb '12, 10am

More low-income gamblers are betting large amounts, a 2011 survey by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has f...

Singapore household incomes increased last year: Household income from work increased for all income groups last...

Singapore household incomes increased last year...

asiaone.com 14 Feb '12, 7am

Household income from work increased for all income groups last year, in step with strong employment creation in 2011. Acc...

NERBC By The Numbers @sprudge you boys are brilliant, so stoked to see y'all in t-minus 12hours.

NERBC By The Numbers @sprudge you boys are bril...

sprudge.com 25 Feb '12, 12am

jordan really did wait like 3 hours for a table at roberta's once and the hipster cookie hostesses were just awful about i...

Facebook – The Power is in the Numbers

Facebook – The Power is in the Numbers

searchenginepeople.com 20 Feb '12, 2pm

When it comes to online marketing, we often think about lead generation and quality over quantity and in most instances, I...

SMU law school reviews undergraduate intake num...

straitstimes.com 21 Feb '12, 11am

Due to the high demand from outstanding applicants, the Singapore Management University (SMU) law school is reviewing its ...