26 Oct Series 2 – Random Facts & Data Posts
Infographics created for posts on Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, or through my blog, as part of analyses related to financial policy, effects of the pandemic, energy, sustainability, mobility, among others.
Sources: Government statistics sites, public data repositories, ICIJ, newspapers.
Data analysis: Spreadsheets, Tableau.
Data Viz: Apple Keynote, Datawrapper, Adobe Illustrator.
Have you ever wondered why we still using cash?
It’s known that the majority of illegal activities run on cash. $100 bill note is the predilect among those who want to keep their activities out of the tax authorities’ radar.
Here’s a second question: Why large bill notes, often not possessed by most people and workers, still available in large quantities?
In his book, «The curse of cash,» Kenneth Rogoff states that Robert Rubin thought 500 Euro notes might challenge the $100 bill in the global underground economy, acknowledging at least partially that it is the final utility for those notes, intermediate shady deals.
European Central Bank estimates 20 to 25% of the Euro notes are outside the Euro area.
How to build a factory without using your own money.
The company has traded its rights to pollute. Critics say that this type of operation, instead of impulsing companies to use renewable energy sources, allows both buyer and seller to legitimize a broken system, on which you can buy forgiveness.
Random Facts & Data #7
Forecasted GDP Change in 2020