The Cost of Raising Children

Behavioral economists like Gary Becker say that the family is like a factory where land, labor and capital are combined to “produce” goods like children.…

Living Solo: Part 2

Soup and ready-made meals sales are soaring in Brazil. The reason is probably more singles. In the United Arab Emirates, if you are over 30 and female, there is a 60% chance you are unmarried. For Jap…

Middle Class Questions

If you have questions about Verizon and middle class income growth,  your conclusions might depend on the questions that you ask. My story begins with a disastrous call to Verizon Wireless. One agent …

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