America Experiencing "Significant Shrinkage"Quicklink submitted by Russ Wellen Permalink
|Remember George Costanza? This shrinkage, though, is America's loss of height vis a vis Europe. Something, Paul Krugman of The New York Times writes, 'has caused Americans to grow richer without growing significantly taller. It's not the population's changing ethnic mix due to immigration: the stagnation of American heights is clear even if you restrict the comparison to non-Hispanic, native-born whites.'|
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