Where and Why Farmers Are Furious

Separated by 6,582 km (4,090 miles), near Paris and New Delhi, farmer protests hope to achieve similar and yet different goals.

Why Subscriptions Might Never End

Behavioral economics can explain why forgotten subscriptions have become an increasingly typical phenomenon.

A Tale of Two Canals

Although caused by entirely different reasons, Suez and Panama Canal problems together have shifted supply curves.

Why We Won’t Want Another Meatball

Sometimes less is more when you can choose between regular Ikea’s meatballs and one that is the size of a turkey.

When To Give a Gift

During the winter holidays, considering all of our gift giving decisions, we could listen to some economic advice.

The Subjective Side of Ranking Colleges

Hearing WSJ’s new college ranking criteria, we can still suggest that it is impossible to eliminate subjectivity.

Why Millions of People Decided to See a Movie a Day (at the theater)

Trying to encourage us to return to movie theaters, the movie packages that matter have had disastrous results.

Why Ukraine Cares About Wine Corks

For reasons that range from “being corked” to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the suppy of wine corks and screw tops has shifted.

Where the Reverse Supply Chain Takes Us

Returning a massive amount of goods annually, we have created a reverse supply chain that uses considertable land, labor, and capital.

When People Won’t Want Heavy Reading

Whether buying books by the pound or establishing a factory weight quota, the impact of the incentives will surprise you.