Why and How a Bee Will Get a Vaccine

With honeybee pollination so very crucial for U.S. agriculture, the significance of a new vaccine cannot be overstated.

When the Price of Ice is a Problem

In West Africa, a road not yet built, sky high fuel prices, and the growing length of a fishing trip pushed up the price of ice. Today, we start with a small fishing boat and conclude with the world. The…

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Cold Supermarkets to Free Chocolate

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from commitment devices to

The Tech We Cannot Resist From the 2023 CES

I’ve selected several irresistible items from this year’s CES (consumer electromics show) that might and might not shift our PP curves.

How a French Supermarket Is Like a Pakistani Wedding

With the response to the war in Ukraine coinciding with the the need to reduce carbon emissions. France’s climate indicators might change.

What Happens When You Have No Cash?

When its larger denomination bills suddenly became worthless in 2016, India’s demonetization became a case study about the role of money.

New Year’s Resolutions: The Top Ten Ways To Sound Like An Economist

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to sound more like an economist, you can use our top ten list of suggestions.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Marijuana to the 747

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from pet economic indicators to defining ESG.

Why ESG Is a Tough Topic

As concern for different companies’ ESG practices grows, the problem of consistent criteria for ranking becomes ever more evident.

A Feel Good Story From Gander

Streaming on Apple TV, “Come From Away” tells how the residents of Gander, Newfoundland warmly cared for thousands of unexpected guests.