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Monday, December 22, 2014

Key Differences in Being Out of Work for Men and Women

Source: The Upshot
Author: Binyamin Appelbaum

Best Practices:
  • Simple layout which makes finding the stat you interested in easy
  • Well organized
  • Good color choices
  • Clear labeling
  • Highlighting the Good and Bad segments, while muting the Neither segment
Recommended Enhancements:
  • Move the title and subtitle above the chart
  • Allow an alternative view that makes comparing men & women easier
  • Change the subtitle so that it summarizes the findings

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