How the 737 MAX Could Change Your Vacation Plans

Because 737 MAX demand from American and other airlines was large, grounding the plane has created huge flight disruptions.

Everything We Need to Know About Global Economic Risk

Concerned with a shift away from traditional multilateral institutions and free trade, the World Economic Forum identifies our global economic risk.

The Best Way To Judge World Trade Activity

To measure world trade activity and the health of the global economy, we just need to look at a rather obscure index that tells us some everyday facts.

Why It’s Tough to Make Stock Market Predictions

The long term increase of the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials misleadingly entices investors to believe that it’s easy to make stock market predictions.

How the Economy Affects Our Vote

The impact of the economy on our voting patterns is about much more than inflation, unemployment, and how much the GDP has grown.

Why Your Birthday Cake Might Have Too Many Candles

When we look at aging populations, 65 could be new 55 because of the difference between our chronological age and our biological age.

What Red and Blue States Say About Sauces and Spreads

While diners in some red and blue states prefer the same sauces and spreads, they are less alike when we compare their economies.

How U.S. Labor Productivity Relates to Nike’s Vaporflys

Whether looking at the marathon runners that wear Nike’s Vaporfly sneakers or U.S. labor productivity, we can see the importance of capital innovation.

The Inventions That Mattered Most

Through a new look at invention history, we can identify the waves of innovation and see which ones were most influential.

Why the World Economy is Growing More Slowly

In most of the world’s advanced economies, there are gains in certain areas and lagging regions elsewhere that create a disparity and less economic growth.