How Covid Changed World Energy Consumption

Ranging from oil to wind and solar, the supply and demand sides of world energy consumption responded to Covid-19 with some surprises.

What We Need to Know About Uber

Knowing that it needs to eliminate its driver shortage, Uber is trying to increase supply by offering higher wages.

The Meaning of the Switch From Sweatpants

As we switch from sweatpants, our new apparel can became the economic indicators that reflect a recovery from the pandemic recession.

Why Our Chicken Wings Are Flying Off the Shelves

Different and yet similar, producers are facing a slew of supply shortages whose causes range from the pandemic to the weather.

When Ransom Markets Depend on Supply and Demand

Whether looking at hostage victims of kidnappers or ransomware from hackers, we find similar ransom markets.

Where Housing Prices Are Going Through the Roof

Whether looking at lumber or houses, we see a housing boom that is an example of classic supply and demand.

How One Stuck Ship Can Upset a Whole Supply Chain

Just one boat and one waterway, still, the Suez Canal blockage from a wedged in container ship affected the global supply chain.

Where An Online Collectible is Worth $69 Million

Using V-bucks, Fortnite players accumulate the skins that make look alike video characters more unique. One thousand V-bucks could cost close to $9.99. Below, you are looking at a rare skin:   Similar and yet very different, another online collectible…

How Covid-19 Changed Our Spending

There was an unusual spike in demand that began during March 2020. It signaled the beginning of the lockdown: Spirits had the largest gain. But that was not the whole story. Consumer Spending Changes More Our spending patterns changed during…

Millions, Billions, Trillions, and the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

Knowing the difference between millions, billions, and trillions can help us to understand the Covid-19 vaccine supply chain.