Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Wikipedia Women to Olympic Medals

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from supermarket shelves to soft infrastructure.

How to Look at Infrastructure

To see the need for hard and soft infrastructure, we can look back at the catastrophic Donner Party and ahead to contemporary legislation.

Why We Need More Wikipedia Women

Self-reinforcing, Wikipedia’s gender bias is evident in the number of biographies that focus on notable females.

What We Can Learn From An Olympic Medal

Looking at the past, present, and future, we can see that Olympic medal counts relate to much more than athletic talent.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Weather Worries to Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from the energy we consume to the debt ceiling.

Why Starbucks Is Like Fortnite

Whether looking a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks or a LeBron James skin from Fortnite, we would see the impact of limited editions.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Space Flights to Food Prices

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from digital currencies to Subway sandwich names.

When is Tuna not Tuna, Bread not Bread, and a Footlong Not 12″?

For its chicken, tuna, bread, and footlong, Subway has been in court defending the sandwich names that some say are misleading.

Six Facts: The Impact of Rising World Food Prices

A closer look at rising world food prices can show us how much, where, why, and their impact on hunger in low income nations.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Hot Dogs to Hamilton

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from paying taxes to eating hot dogs.