The Incidental Economist

Thematically, this blog is roughly 40% personal finance, 25% economics/economy, 25% health care, and 10% other musings. I’m a health economist with an educational background in physics and engineering. I now have a joint appointment at a major research university and a federal government agency, and I study economic issues pertaining U.S. health care policy with a focus on Medicare. My interests include economics, of course, but also politics and personal finance. I’m my household’s CFO, I manage the accounting side of my wife’s small business, and I look after my two daughters. As I pursue my interests and meet my home and work responsibilities I encounter problems and notice interesting things. As I ponder them I’ll share my thoughts with readers of this blog. Hopefully what I find interesting and useful is of value to others.
 

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The Incidental Economist has a Wise Score of  75.08, which ranks it #114 among personal finance blogs.

Wise Score is an average of six statistics: MozRank, Number of Links to Domain, Klout Score, Twitter Followers, Alexa Rank, and Compete Rank. A Wise Score of 90 means the blog is better than 90% of its peers "on average". Learn more.

Date  Rank  Wise Score  MozRank  Linking
Domains
  Klout
Score
  Twitter
Followers
  Alexa
Rank
  Facebook
Likes
2014-12-2111475.085.376,97054.543,300184,5270
2014-12-1411874.725.376,97054.543,300188,9680
2014-12-712074.045.376,97054.543,300206,6260
2014-11-1613072.745.376,97054.543,300233,9060
 

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Twitter+/-

6,57803,398
TweetsFollowingFollowers
Considering health care with a focus on research, an eye on reform. (I am a bot. See blog for Twitter accounts of authors.)
Tweeting since 6 August 2009 (5 years 20 weeks)

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Social Media Reach & Influence (by Klout)+/-

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Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Klout Score54.54The Klout Score is a 0-100 rating of @IncidentalEcon's overall influence on Twitter.
True Reach731True Reach is the size of @IncidentalEcon's engaged audience. Klout eliminates inactive and spam accounts, and only include accounts that @IncidentalEcon actually influences.
Network Score21.490-100 rating of the influence level of @IncidentalEcon's engaged audience.
Amplification Score9.00 0-100 score of the likelihood that @IncidentalEcon's tweets will be acted upon by their followers.
Klout Description of @IncidentalEcon
@IncidentalEcon creates content that is spread throughout their network and drives discussions
Klout Classification of @IncidentalEcon
Specialist You may not be a celebrity, but within your area of expertise your opinion is second to none. Your content is likely focused around a specific topic or industry with a focused, highly-engaged audience.
Influential Topics Influenced By Influencer Of
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Personal Finance
 

Google Search Rankings (by SEMRush)+/-

SEMRush finds the Google keywords where theincidentaleconomist.com ranks in the top 20 search results.

SEMRush Rank117,423Rating of sites by the number of visitors coming from the first 20 Google search results.
SE Keywords856Number of keywords (search queries) the domain ranks in the top 20 Google (US) search results.
SE Traffic6,039Estimated number of visitors coming from the first 20 Google search results (per month).
SE Traffic Price$3,902Estimated cost of purchasing the same number of visitors.

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Potential Ad/Traffic Buyers

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Majestic SEO Stats+/-

Majestic SEO

Stat NameValueStat Explanation
Referring Domains8,284Number of referring domains known for this item. If -1 then this number is not yet known.
Referring .EDU Domains51Number of referring domains from EDUcational sites (only exact .edu TLD included; no regional domains).
Referring .GOV Domains6Number of referring domains from GOVernment sites (only exact .gov TLD included; no regional domains).
Referring IPs5,484Number of referring IP addresses.
External Backlinks1,513,434Number of external backlinks for this item.
Indexed URLs100,159Number of URLs for given item type present in index - these are NOT backlinks, but rather URLs belonging to given domain or subdomain: this metric is useful as an indication of domain content size.