Moving from the bottom up, the power of the market gives countless nudges to consumers and businesses that shape their berjavior.
Demand, Supply, and Markets
The Story of a Superfake Market
Called superfakes, the handbags that are sold in counterfeit markets are a surprisingly large participant in world trade.
How A Brand Is Powerful
When Disney+ launched in 2019, the price was $6.99 a month. Now it’s $10.99. However, those of us that subscribe to Disney+ pretty much ignored the price pop. Although during December 2022, they offered an ad supported cheaper alternative, 94%…
Why Some People Want More C02
Thinking of the craft beer makers’ CO2 shortages, we can say that not everyone is worried about too much CO2.
A Tale of Two Turkeys
From farms to grocery stores to the dining table, the Covid supply crunch has made Thanksgiving meal plans unpredictable.
Why Fortnite and Ferrari Became a Pair
When it comes to collaboration, Oreo and Fortnite have discovered that sometimes two brands can be better than one.
Where a Pop in a Corn Price is a Problem
When North Korean prices for rice and corn rise steeply, we get the message that something is wrong with supply and demand.
Why Car Colors Matter
Choosing car colors is about more than an appearance when we look more closely at resale value, temperature, and theft.
Why You Should Bet On a Vaccine
Giving us unbiased insight about the future, vaccine prediction markets can help us predict when the economy could return to normal.
What We Can Learn From Used Car Prices
Some economists are asking if the increase in used car prices is an indicator of the path that future inflation will take.