Secular Stagnation Theory

What is secular stagnation theory? And what does it have to do with the recession?

What Can Video Games Teach Us About Economics?

But what can video games tell us about economics? Apparently a lot.

How Not to Pay for Race Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that it's suing four Whitten Inn hotels over race discrimination

What’s the Return on Investment for Having a Kid?

Raising kids is expensive. What do parents get in return?

Should Smoking Pot Get You Fired?

The Supreme Court of Colorado, where marijuana use is now legal, is considering whether workers can be fired for smoking pot outside of working hours.

Why Growing More Food Won’t Stop Hunger

Hunger is still a major issue. At the same time, the world produces twice as much food as it needs.
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The Many Meanings of McDonalds

McDonalds means different things in different places.

How will Apple Pay Change Our Lives? Ask a Kenyan.

U.S. journalists have leapt on Apple's announcement of its new digital wallet , Apple Pay, as the signal that wallets are on the way out. Soon, Americans wi
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Economists Investigate Why We Tip

The economic research behind the history of tipping

Tesla Motors and the ‘Great American Jobs Scam’

Electric car maker Tesla Motors announced it would build a huge battery factory in Nevada. What does research tell us about tax subsidies?