Government By Numbers: Some Interesting Insights
John Battelle's Searchblog
OCTOBER 28, 2011
Of course, were such a hypothesis true, one might imagine that the over percentage of GDP represented by government workers would have gone *down* over the past few decades. However, as this chart shows, that’s not the case: If we’re depending on government less and less, as I hypothesize, how on earth could government employees go *up* by ten percent in the past six decades? Let’s take a look at some detail: Ahh… Education.