Are the Rich Getting Richer?

Their conclusion was clear. A recent Federal Reserve study tells us that the rich are getting richer. A closer look, though, reveals it is a lot more complicated. We need to be aware of two issues. Ho…

Macroeconomics and Mandelbrot

How are macroeconomics and the British coastline similar? Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot could tell us. Dr. Mandelbrot was the father of fractal geometry and the idea that the closer you look, the mo…

Double Dipping

For a smile, you might want to watch Merle Hazard’s “Double Dippin’” song. As the Guardian points out, also look for the fun trivia such as a small background picture of mathem…

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