National parks and monuments can harm local economies in some situations, but in other situations they can substantially boost local economies.
Complaints that the lottery is a regressive tax on the poor have been around since the beginning of the lottery in America.
JSTOR Daily's Livia Gershon interviews bestselling author and Boston College sociologist Juliet Schor about work and consumption.
Research suggests that an Oscar nomination helps boost sales revenue in the weeks following the announcements.
The Stamp Act of 1765, which inspired the “taxation without representation” cry, imposed taxes that outraged specific groups of people.
How financial incentives help--and don't help--people stick to their resolutions.
Buying lottery tickets is a desperate measure when you are poor.
Looking at the economic impact of the El Nino's weather pattern across the globe.
Japanese women exit the workforce at far higher rates than in other developed countries.
The Currency Act of 1764 returned the restrictions of 1751: banning colonists from printing their own legal tender bills.