As the middle ages progressed, monasteries became a major engine of economic activity in European communities.
Back in the 1940s, when America's post-war economic system was taking shape, many popular economists agreed that “free markets” were a fiction.
An early paper by Elizabeth Warren argues for a Financial Product Safety Commission that would regulate financial products.
First Nations' seashell-derived wampum was Massachusetts' first legal currency, used as currency throughout northeastern America into the 19th century.
The majority of medication-related hospital admissions were caused by noncompliance—when patients, for one reason or another, don't take their drugs.
Self-marriage may be, at least in some cases, a ritual reclaiming a sense of control when women may have felt they've lost it.
The Baby Boomers have been blamed for everything from economic stagnation to America's current political situation. But where did they come from?
Richard H. Thaler was awarded the 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. More on his theory that when it comes to money, people are irrational.
What can we learn from the extraordinary period in Holland's history when a surge in demand for tulip bulbs pushed the price up to exorbitant rates?
The Caribbean islands' plights have been reminders that despite their small size, overseas territories can be a big responsibility for governments abroad.