Is the Price Right?

Let’s play an economic version of “The Price Is Right.” Is the price right for flood insurance? NY’s Senator Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to continue subsidies fo…

"Buy Australian?"

In Australia, concerned about the impact of twin disasters in Queensland this summer, Australia is saying, “Buy Australian.”  But they just faced an unexpected problem. The T-shirts t…

Greener Money

Hearing that Canada was switching to plastic money this year, I imagined…plastic. It turns out that plastic money looks and feels pretty much like the cotton-based paper currency we now use.&nbs…

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