My Favorite Findings From 2022

Daniel A. Cox December 29, 2022

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What our top charts and figures say about the country’s future

We’re days away from 2023, but before closing the book on 2022 I want to take a moment to reflect on what we’ve learned this year. Selecting just five charts to highlight a full year’s worth of work is extraordinarily difficult and inherently subjective. The following charts are not necessarily ones that attracted an inordinate amount of attention, were uniquely provocative, or are even all that surprising. In reviewing the 100+ charts and figures we produced in 2022, I was guided more by what these findings say about the country’s future. So, without further ado, here are my favorite findings from 2022. 

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