Awesome graphic: Earth’s center of economic gravity returning to location of 1 AD

30 Jun

One major caveat: the projection from 2010 to 2025 is not to be trusted, based on the dubious assumption that China’s rapid growth will continue (that one will require a whole future post).

Sources: this version of this widely circulated graphic is taken from WSJ. Personal HT to Chris Blattman, where I first saw it.