Even the (presumably rational) economists of the world love to try to predict the future. They often get it wrong, suggesting that all the rational data in the world is rendered useless by the irrationality of human behavior.
Being a fitness instructor isn’t a very highly-paid job, but, researchers found that the job provides other rewards for the people who love it.
Monopoly's real inventor was Lizzie Magie, a progressive Georgist, who believed that land should be collectively owned by all.
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?