Morality and the Distribution of Money (Resources) to Humans
Henry Ford understood that workers must be paid enough to buy his cars!
The following data indicate that birth rates > 12.5 per 1000 and Gini values > 40 limit development.
The US, the only exception among 61 populous countries, is probably skating on thin ice! CIA gini.htm
The CIA World Factbook Gini index values available online in 2006 and 2012:
Gini Gini
Country 12/31/06 06/03/12
Brazil 60 52   Wealth is more highly concentrated.
Mexico 55 52
China 44 48
US 45 45
Russia 40 42
Japan 38 38
India 33 37
United Kingdom 37 34
France 33 33
Netherlands 31 31
Germany 28 27   Wealth is less highly concentrated. The Economist, 11/10-16/12, page 22.
Mean of sample = 40 40 Income distribution (Gini index) and GDP per capita
     are more important than GDP.
US States by Gini index: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_Gini_coefficient
Gini indexes for 61 countries with populations > 15 million, data file: 12/31/2006: CIA gini.htm
Good reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gini_coefficient
How common are exceptional people and how much should they be paid at the expense of others?
1. Assume that individual potentials to develop are normally distributed across the human population.
2. The mean point of the distribution is called 0.0 on the X-axis.
3. World population in 2009 = 6,829   million
4. World GDP in 2009 = $58,260   billion
5. The World GDP/capita in 2009 = $8,531   /person/year
6. Exponent = 2
Pop Est. Adj. Est. Adj. Modified
X Pop Segment Linear Segment Segment Linear Exp Segment Segment Exp
Std. Dev. Y Area to X Millions Millions $/pers/yr $Billions $Billions $/pers/yr $/pers/yr $Billions $Billions $/pers/yr
(4.00) 0.0001 0.0000 0.0 0.0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0.00 0.00 0
(3.75) 0.0004 0.0001 0.7 0.7 533 0.37 0.35 504 33 0.02 0.02 29
(3.50) 0.0009 0.0002 1.4 0.7 1,066 0.75 0.71 1,009 133 0.09 0.08 115
(3.25) 0.0020 0.0004 2.8 1.4 1,600 2.24 2.12 1,513 300 0.42 0.36 260
(3.00) 0.0044 0.0013 9.1 6.3 2,133 13.44 12.71 2,018 533 3.36 2.91 462
(2.75) 0.0091 0.0030 21.0 11.9 2,666 31.73 30.01 2,522 833 9.91 8.59 722
(2.50) 0.0175 0.0062 43.4 22.4 3,199 71.66 67.79 3,026 1,200 26.87 23.28 1,039
(2.25) 0.0317 0.0122 85.4 42.0 3,732 156.76 148.30 3,531 1,633 68.58 59.41 1,414
(2.00) 0.0540 0.0228 159.6 74.2 4,266 316.51 299.42 4,035 2,133 158.25 137.08 1,847
(1.75) 0.0863 0.0401 280.7 121.1 4,799 581.14 549.76 4,540 2,699 326.89 283.16 2,338
(1.50) 0.1295 0.0668 467.6 186.9 5,332 996.56 942.75 5,044 3,333 622.85 539.52 2,887
(1.25) 0.1826 0.1056 739.2 271.6 5,865 1,593.00 1,506.99 5,549 4,032 1,095.19 948.67 3,493
(1.00) 0.2420 0.1587 1,110.9 371.7 6,398 2,378.30 2,249.90 6,053 4,799 1,783.73 1,545.09 4,157
(0.75) 0.3011 0.2266 1,586.2 475.3 6,932 3,294.61 3,116.73 6,557 5,632 2,676.87 2,318.75 4,878
(0.50) 0.3521 0.3085 2,159.5 573.3 7,465 4,279.60 4,048.54 7,062 6,532 3,744.65 3,243.68 5,658
(0.25) 0.3867 0.4013 2,809.1 649.6 7,998 5,195.54 4,915.03 7,566 7,498 4,870.82 4,219.18 6,495
0.00 0.3989 0.5000 3,500.0 690.9 8,531 5,894.25 5,576.01 8,071 8,531 5,894.25 5,105.69 7,390
0.25 0.3867 0.5987 4,190.9 690.9 9,064 6,262.64 5,924.51 8,575 9,631 6,654.06 5,763.85 8,343
0.50 0.3521 0.6915 4,840.5 649.6 9,598 6,234.65 5,898.03 9,079 10,797 7,013.98 6,075.62 9,353
0.75 0.3011 0.7734 5,413.8 573.3 10,131 5,808.03 5,494.45 9,584 12,030 6,897.04 5,974.32 10,421
1.00 0.2420 0.8413 5,889.1 475.3 10,664 5,068.64 4,794.97 10,088 13,330 6,335.80 5,488.17 11,547
1.25 0.1826 0.8944 6,260.8 371.7 11,197 4,162.03 3,937.32 10,593 14,696 5,462.66 4,731.85 12,730
1.50 0.1295 0.9332 6,532.4 271.6 11,730 3,186.00 3,013.98 11,097 16,129 4,380.75 3,794.68 13,972
1.75 0.0863 0.9599 6,719.3 186.9 12,264 2,292.08 2,168.33 11,602 17,629 3,294.87 2,854.07 15,271
2.00 0.0540 0.9772 6,840.4 121.1 12,797 1,549.70 1,466.03 12,106 19,195 2,324.56 2,013.57 16,627
2.25 0.0317 0.9878 6,914.6 74.2 13,330 989.09 935.69 12,610 20,828 1,545.46 1,338.70 18,042
2.50 0.0175 0.9938 6,956.6 42.0 13,863 582.26 550.82 13,115 22,528 946.17 819.59 19,514
2.75 0.0091 0.9970 6,979.0 22.4 14,397 322.48 305.07 13,619 24,294 544.19 471.38 21,044
3.00 0.0044 0.9987 6,990.9 11.9 14,930 177.66 168.07 14,124 26,127 310.91 269.32 22,632
3.25 0.0020 0.9996 6,997.2 6.3 15,463 97.42 92.16 14,628 28,027 176.57 152.95 24,277
3.50 0.0009 0.9998 6,998.6 1.4 15,996 22.39 21.19 15,132 29,993 41.99 36.37 25,980
3.75 0.0004 0.9999 6,999.3 0.7 16,529 11.57 10.95 15,637 32,026 22.42 19.42 27,741
4.00 0.0001 1.0000 7,000.0 0.7 17,063 11.94 11.30 16,141 34,125 23.89 20.69 29,560
Totals = 7,000.0 61,585.06 58,260.00 67,258.07 58,260.00
High/Mean = 2.00 4.00