Looking at America’s Two Economies

Comparing the locations, incomes, and jobs of Democrats and Republicans, we see America’s two economies and a tension between democracy and capitalism.

Why We Should Care About Economic Uncertainty

It is likely that the economic uncertainty created by changes in trade regulations will affect business investment, consumer spending, and the GDP.

What the RV Recession Indicator Tells Us

When the economy is starting to contract, we can take a look at a recession indicator in Elkhart, Indiana to forecast the future.

Two Images of China’s Economic Slowdown

Since the official reports of China’s economic slowdown have been questioned, we can use nighttime satellite images and some costume jewelry for answers.

How the Location of Creative Talent is Changing

Comparing 2005 to 2017, we would see a spread in the geography of creative talent that could stimulate growth in stagnant U.S. regions.

Celebrating the Economic Independence That Alexander Hamilton Created

Relevant today, the timeless ideas in Alexander Hamilton’s development plan are about a sovereign debt, banking, and economic growth.

Six Facts: Our Global Energy Consumption

The six facts that illustrate our global energy consumption take us to the countries, the growth rates, and the types of energy..

What a Tax, a Ship, and a Road Can Tell You

Somewhat invisible, time determines whether central bankers and legislators have the accurate statistics that they need for economic policy.

The One Investment That Is (Probably) a Sure Thing

Calculating the value of college involves what we spend, what we sacrifice, what we earn, and some other surprising considerations.

Throwback Thursday: When Google Was Just Google

#TBT: Looking back at Google’s growth spurts, we begin with a small company in 1999 but then see 270 acquisitions and industry concentration.