Professor Mark J. Perry's Blog for Economics and Finance
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I would really love to see where you have all your money invested.
I love your blog better than any other. I admire your ability to find interesting stuff and present it simply, numerically, and graphically at lightning speed. SO of course what prompts this comment is the thing I keep tripping over. Why do you not use logarithmic y-axes when you are showing data that rises orders of magnitude over the time shown?
Michael:I added a new chart using log scales. I have no problem using logs for my charts, I just wonder if some people will be confused, since most charts are not logged (WSJ, etc.)? But I will take your suggestion and start to use some logged charts. Would you be able to suggest an explanation to a general audience about the advantages of using logs for charts?Thanks.
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Dr. Mark J. Perry is a professor of economics and finance in the School of Management at the Flint campus of the University of Michigan.
Perry holds two graduate degrees in economics (M.A. and Ph.D.) from George Mason University near Washington, D.C. In addition, he holds an MBA degree in finance from the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. In addition to a faculty appointment at the University of Michigan-Flint, Perry is also a visiting scholar at The American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.
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