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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
The story behind the first six keyboard letters are driven by economics.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Free trade may solve problems for businesses transacting across borders, but it can make life painful for their workers.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Trade makes for peaceful relationships between nations, but gains for consumers and workers aren't spread evenly.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
A new round of U.S. tariffs could hit European wine, cheese, aircraft, and escargots.
Monday, April 08, 2019
The U.S. is one of the world's largest economies, but it lags when it comes to happiness: the World Happiness Report ranks America number 19.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Happy Jobs Friday! The economy is still adding jobs, unemployment remains low, and wage growth is fine. It's all good...right?
Thursday, April 04, 2019
A recent paper examines the motivations behind Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown and arrives at a surprising answer.
Monday, April 01, 2019
The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index is one of the indicators retailers, policy-makers and manufacturers use to gauge the health of the economy. But what is the index, exactly?
Friday, March 29, 2019
On the one hand, you could say the economy's looking rocky; on the other hand you could argue it's in good health. We lay out both sides.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
A lot of money is pouring into the global diamond industry, but demand for diamonds has been less than lustrous of late. A new player might be changing up the industry – diamonds grown in labs.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Today, answers to your questions on dry cleaner pricing, and the comparative investment virtues of the housing and stock markets.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Gabriela Saade is a 27-year-old economist in Caracas, Venezuela. Yesterday, she walked us through Venezuela's staggering numbers. Today, we walk a mile in her shoes.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The crisis in Venezuela continues to deepen, with nationwide blackouts hitting the country again this week. Today, we talk to a Caracas-based economist about what's happening in her country.
Friday, March 22, 2019
The latest edition of "Overrated, Underrated" with economist Tyler Cowen.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Venezuelans are starving because there isn't enough food. But the country has so much fertile land, water, and sunshine — shouldn't it be a farmer's paradise?
Friday, March 15, 2019
The scandal that dominated the news this week involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to get their kids into the right college. But what is a college degree really worth?
Thursday, March 14, 2019
A lot of money is pouring into the global diamond industry, but demand for diamonds has been less than lustrous of late. But, at the same time, money has been pouring into the industry. Why?
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Economics looks at how we make decisions in a world of scarce resources. What happens when the scarce resource is our attention?
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Dollar stores thrived during the economic downturn--opening thousands of locations across the country. They were recession-proof...but are they recovery-proof?
Friday, March 08, 2019
The most common jobs for men and the most common jobs for women tend to be different — and this separation has big effects for everyone.