Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Global Spending Study
1. In the study, "How We Spend Money--China, India, Russia, Egypt, Brazil and the US", the Credit Suisse Emerging Consumer Survey and the Bureau of Labor Statistics did the surveys. 2. The US goverment sponsored the research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics but the article doesn't disclose the Credit Suisse Emerging Consumer Survey's sponsor. 3. The goverment might be interested in comparing US consumers spending with other countries. 4. The results are communicated in a clear informative manner by the explanations of the charts. 5. The Methodology is not included. 6. The graphs are used in a clear informative manner because it compares the different types of consumers spending on a bar chart, where it shows percentages of each country's expenses. Reference: Thompson, Derek. "How We Spend Money--China, India, Russia,Egypt, Brazil and the US." The Atlantic 25 Mar. 201: 1-3 Web. <http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/03/how-we-spend-money-china-india-russia-egypt-brazil-and-the-us/73001/>.