Money & Macro

Dutch vs. USA Economic Model: the Complete Middle Class Experience (feat. Econoboi)

A comparison of wages, cost-of-living, social safety nets, labor markets, quality of life, family life, education systems, upward mobility, and the pension system.

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Narrated and produced by Dr. Joeri Schasfoort (University of Cape Town & University of Groningen)
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Script and Sources:
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RELATED VIDEOS AND VIDEOS I REFER TO IN THE VIDEO
- Here is the awesome video by @Not Just Bikes about using cars or renting one and how it interacts with city design: https://youtu.be/OObwqreAJ48
- I used this video from @Second Thought for information on how full-time working affects benefit payments in the United States: https://youtu.be/yhBkeAo2Hlg
- Finally, to get a feel for the American system and its critics I watched a lot of @Breaking Points , @Secular Talk , @David Pakman Show and @Destiny .

Timestamps:
0:00​ - introduction
3:16 - wages & cost-of-living
13:31 - social safety net
21:50 - labor market conditions
30:46 - quality of life
37:42 - family life
42:20 - education systems
49:35 - upward mobility
55:48 - pension systems
1:01:52 - final discussion

Attribution:
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medicaid animation: Creative commons the Actors Fund (youtube channel)
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Finally, I used video clips from US news and tv shows under the 'fair use' clause.
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