Why the Economy and Democracy Still Need Each Other

From the Economist’s EIU group and Pew Research, we can gain insight about the connection between the economy and democracy.

The Economic Side of Predicting the Weather

Way beyond predicting the rain and temparature, the National Weather Service, engages in far reaching weather economics.

What It’s Nice to Know About a Government Shutdown

A seemingly simple phrase, the government shutdown creates a complicated ripple from government agencies to countless individuals.

Argentina’s Preference For Crypto

With its gargantuian monetary and fiscal problems leading to hyperinflation and defaults, Argentina’s preference for crypto has been growing.

A Closer Look at the World’s Top and Bottom Laissez-Faire Countries

Looking closely at the Index of Economic Freedom, we can see where property rights help to boost market activity.

How the U.S. Debt Compares to Other Countries

With U.S. government debt at a $30 trillion all time high, we can look inside and beyond our borders to decide if we are borrowing too much.

Why We Might Be Healthier Than We Think

When we look at the OECD Healthcare spending and outcomes among its 38 member countries, some facts about the U.S. are surprising.

Why Virgin Galactic Could Remind Us of J.P. Morgan

Debating billionaire power, we can compare J.P. Morgan in 1907 to the impact of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk on space travel.

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.