Strategy

Here is how we ranked the best cities to live in after coronavirus

Business Insider recently published a ranking of the best US cities to live in after coronavirus. To do this, we compiled nine different metrics from government sources and academic research that we believe people might take into account when considering where to move next. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Here is how we ranked the best cities to live in after coronavirus
Strategy

Here is how we ranked the economies of the states and DC

Business Insider recently published its state economy ranking. Below are our methods and data sources used to create an overall economic index for the 50 states and Washington, DC. We used datasets from the Bureau of Labour Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and US Census from January 2020 and Q3 […]
Here is how we ranked the economies of the states and DC
Lifestyle

13 surprising facts about divorce in the US

Divorce rates may be dropping, but the ending of a marriage is still a stark, and oftentimes depressing, reality for many Americans. However, when it comes to knowledge about divorce in the US, many commonly known “facts” are actually fiction. The average age people are most likely to be divorced […]
13 surprising facts about divorce in the US
Strategy

A mathematical technique originally developed to help build the atomic bomb is now used to figure out how much CEO pay packages are worth — like with Elon Musk

Executive compensation packages have gotten more complicated over time. CEOs are frequently paid in stock shares or options that only vest if certain market or financial goals are met. To figure out an estimate of the fair present value of such plans, companies and executive compensation consultants often use what’s […]
A mathematical technique originally developed to help build the atomic bomb is now used to figure out how much CEO pay packages are worth — like with Elon Musk
Strategy

Here’s how we found the best cities for recent college grads

We recently published a ranking of the 20 best cities for college grads. Here are the details of our data sources and ranking method. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. We recently published a ranking of 20 US cities with large and thriving populations of young college graduates. Here’s […]
Here’s how we found the best cities for recent college grads
News

The greatest tournament in ‘Jeopardy!’ history pits 3 famous champs against each other this week. Here are the tricks they have used to win big.

On Tuesday night, “Jeopardy!” will begin airing its “Greatest of All Time” tournament. The competition pits Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer, and Brad Rutter – arguably the three greatest players the game show has ever seen – against each other. In April 2019, James Holzhauer won more than $US2.4 million during […]
The greatest tournament in ‘Jeopardy!’ history pits 3 famous champs against each other this week. Here are the tricks they have used to win big.
Markets

Here’s how we ranked the economies of the 50 US states and DC

In our ranking of the economies of the states and DC, we looked at six measures of economic health. Each measure was rescaled to allow us to compare them to one another. Technically, we calculated z-scores for each state on each measure, which rescales each variable based on its average […]
Here’s how we ranked the economies of the 50 US states and DC
News

Here’s how we figured out how ‘average’ each state is

We recently ranked all 50 US states and Washington, DC based on how average each state was. The ranking was based on 38 social, economic, and demographic measures, mostly from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey. We measured how far each state was from the average among the states […]
Here’s how we figured out how ‘average’ each state is