On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Robert Hansen wrote: > > On Nov 7, 2012, at 4:30 PM, Paul Tanner wrote: > > Think instead the glories of modern Norway and Scandinavia in general > IF this country had the guts to go there: > > > I personally don't want an economy where one struggles to get by on 80k a > year. This would be like me moving to NY (or CA) and living on the same > salary I make in FL. Of course, my salary would be higher in NY (or CA). And > maybe it would be much higher in Norway as well. There are millionaires and > billionaires in Norway just like any place else. As a teacher though, you > would struggle more in Norway than here. > > Bob Hansen
I already proved you wrong with the facts. (See the sub-thread in question, this message above the the preceding ones by me.)
And I also have the personal experience of teaching both in CA and FL, large cities in both places (no rural in one and urban in the other) and I was much better off in the state with the higher cost of living - very meaningfully more disposable income at the same level of experience.