Spain’s ice shortage reminds us that close to 200 years ago, after we learned that drinks could be chilled, it became a necessity.
Slightly different from our usual post, today I have three shorter stories that grabbed my attention. I guess we can call them my mini-posts. Let’s take a look. 1. The reasons we stay home from work appear not to have…
Covid’s impact on factory labor, truck drivers, and packaging supplies has resulted in a New York City cream cheese shortage.
Lyft can come in handy when economists need to calculate the dollar value of time for us and for government.
To understand N95 supply shortages we can look at how N95s are made, at N95 exports, and at economic systems.
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s annual flow chart is the easy way to see all you want to know about U.S. energy use.
The firms that produce craft beer and the farmers that grow Idaho potatoes have somewhat similar pandemic supply problems.
Economists can explain and improve our inadequate disaster preparation for predictable wildfires, diseases, hurricanes, and earthquakes.
Whereas toilet paper shortages have been in the news, the headlines could also have included surging egg demand, especially in Israel.