Timmy ElsewhereMay 30, 2010 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere1 CommentAt the ASI. If government now is larger than it was in 1975, can we really say that there was a slashing of the State? previousOh dear Mr. CohennextOn the continuing power of the aristocracy 1 thought on “Timmy Elsewhere” Matthew May 30, 2010 at 10:19 am Minor point but In fact, the only number that seems to have fallen over those years is the OECD Americas average, something I’m sure is a result of including Mexico’s zero (ie, not available, not no government) in 1975’s average. is almost right, it’s because Mexico isn’t included, and so the 1975 figure is a simple average of Canada & US, ie halfway between then. In fact the regional averages, being unweighted, are a little suscept – the US is about 90% of the N.Americas, isn’t it? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.