Tag Archives: United States

How Japanese and Americans Save Differently

Cash is a much safer way of saving in Japan than in the United States; it doesn’t lose as much value over time, unlike here. Continue reading

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Do Tourists Get Sick When They Visit the United States?

Does an Indian visiting her American friend ever eat everything on the plate her friend has prepared (out of politeness, not because she actually likes the food), and spend the rest of her week sitting on top of a toilet? Continue reading

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Japan’s Strange Isolation, and How It Hurts Us and Japan

In an ideal world, Japanese companies would have spread the smart-phone to us years before Apple came up with the idea, and our advances in technology would have convinced Japanese companies to abandon the wasteful fax machine years ago. Continue reading

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Three Important Moments in America’s Economic History (in Pictures)

The previous post looked at the economic history of the United States over the past two centuries. In that post, what stood out most was the fact that the economy of the United States has always been one of the … Continue reading

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A History of the United States Economy (in Pictures)

Let’s take a look at the history of the United States economy. How did the American economy become as big and influential as it is today? We begin two hundred years ago, in 1800. Continue reading

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When Immigration Is A Mistake

Immigration is an issue that affects numerous people throughout the world. People immigrate to new countries in order to improve their lives. Sometimes their lives do improve. Sometimes they don’t. One example of a country created by immigration is Argentina. … Continue reading

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Tourism in the United States

A lot of people visit America. According to the latest estimates, about sixty million people came in 2011. Continue reading

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