The Newest Women’s Soccer Team Victory

Navigating the EEOC, the court system, and collective bargaining, the USWNT fought for decades to win the women’s World Cup soccer lawsuit.

Why “the Pill” Was Powerful

Described by Harvard’s Claudia Goldin, the power of “the Pill” created a “Quiet Revolution” that transformed women’s lives.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Pricey Paintings to Product Names

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from educating girls to hiding higher prices.

Where Educating More Young Women Will Make a Difference

A source of global gender inequality, educating young women would boost the gross domestic product of many nations.

Why $195 Million Was A Disappointing Price

Shown by a Christie’s auction this week of an an Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe silkscreen, pricing a painting can be unpredictable.

When We Need a Better Name

Our demand for a good or a service or even a pet can be increased or decreased by whether the name is easy or difficult to pronounce.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Abortion Access to Student Debt

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from cow poop bingo to easier tax preparation.

The Economic Side of Abortion Access

In addition to the very crucial health impact of abortion access, its economic side adds to our understanding.

The Surprising Reasons We Need Insurance

Because a cash prize or a Mercedes can be exceedingly expensive, charitable event planners buy prize indemnity insurance to hedge their risk.

Student Loan Debate Dilemmas

Misleading when we just look at $50,000 or $10,000, the student loan debate takes us to a long and complicated cost and benefit list.