Behavioral economists explain that what we spend, how we eat, and even what the government spends for non-recurring events are similar.
Described by Harvard’s Claudia Goldin, the power of “the Pill” created a “Quiet Revolution” that transformed women’s lives.
Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from educating girls to hiding higher prices.
A source of global gender inequality, educating young women would boost the gross domestic product of many nations.
Expecting consumers to resist 8.3 percent inflation, some retailers have figured out hidden price increases that are tough to see.
Shown by a Christie’s auction this week of an an Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe silkscreen, pricing a painting can be unpredictable.
Our demand for a good or a service or even a pet can be increased or decreased by whether the name is easy or difficult to pronounce.
When Harriet Tubman becomes the face of the $20 instead of Andrew Jackson, she will show what money can say.