Vox.com has come up with some interesting food for thought on this rather cold Tuesday morning. An article has been posted that takes a look at work productivity, comparing cold days and hot days (see here). The report suggests that when looking at different climates, cold weather is not as detrimental to the economy, not just in the US, but around the world.
The study looks at the correlation between personal income and varying temperatures in order to tabulate the results. The US data (per county) is crunched in four different decades, from 1970 to 2010, using information provided by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.