Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Bitcoin to Hot Dog Wars

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from sports team prices to Bitcoin history.

How We Can Fight Inflation Through a Hot Dog War

Because of competition between Sam’s Club and Costco, shoppers can fight the war against inflation with a hot dog and soda combo.

What You Might Want To Drive In Norway

Before anyone heard of sustainability, decades ago, a popular band helped to make EVs a part of Norway’s culture.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Turkey Pardons to Leap Seconds

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from global equality to what college grads earn.

The Top Ten Economic Ideas That Explain Thanksgiving

Rememebring that economics explains our everyday life, we can use a Thanksgiving top ten to understand our holiday behavior.

How Presidents Changed Thanksgiving

One reason that we have had Thanksgiving Economics change is because of decisions from Presidents Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Bush.

How Stock Market Activity Relates to the World Cup

Researchers have identified how much and why there is a correlation between FIFA World Cup matches and stock market activity.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Bitcoin to Beef Croquettes

Weekly Roundup​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​       Sunday 11.13.22 Deciding where to regulate bitcoin … Monday 11.14.22 When bitcoin was legal tender… Tuesday 11.15.22 What we need to know about carbon taxes… Wednesday 11.16.22 FTX and financial deja Vu… Thursday 11.17.22…

How Beef Croquettes Are Like National Parks

Whether asking about the allocation of beef croquettes or national park reservations, the answers take us to the three economic systems.

Why a Carbon Tax Proposal is Like Goldilocks

When we look at the world’s carbon taxes, as economists we can think of Arthur Pigou and correcting market failure.