How Do the Economy and Democracy Need Each Other?

In The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index and also through Pew Research, we can see how the economy and democracy need each other.

What Your Time is Really Worth

Lyft can come in handy when economists need to calculate the dollar value of time for us and for government.

The COVID-19 Vaccine’s Distribution Dilemmas

Even if all works out with with a fast-track compressed timeline for developing the COVID-19 vaccine, we will have distribution dilemmas to resolve.

Why We Worry About “Murder Hornets”

When thousands of decapitated bees were found in a Washington state hive, we began worrying about the impact of murder hornets on the bee population.

The Federal Reserve’s Three Buckets

When we use three buckets, the complexities of the Federal Reserve’s pandemic monetary policy can be simple to understand.

The Problem With Predictable Surprises

Economists can explain and improve our inadequate disaster preparation for predictable wildfires, diseases, hurricanes, and earthquakes.

A Global Look at the Rule of Law

Seeing where the rule of law is stronger can tell us why certain nations have more economic development and others sink under the weight of corruption.

The Upside of Speeding Tickets

A city is getting a good return on its investment when speed cameras improve road safety and other services make residents’ life better.

How Laissez-Faire Countries Tax and Spend

What we tax and how we spend send a message. So today, let’s look at what countries with more economic freedom tell us through their fiscal policy. Laissez-Faire Countries I’ve selected laissez-faire countries from the list created by the Index…

Six New Facts To Know About Medicare

Ideal for considering Medicare For All, this Medicare update conveys six facts about Medicare enrollment, Medicare geography, and Medicare popularity.