The Message From The Most (and Least) Likable Emojis

Looking at this year’s most popular emojis like Tears of Joy, we can see that small images can become big messages.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From High Price Roads to Low Price Cities

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from marijuana taxes to Christmas tree prices.

The Great Himalayan National Park’s Unintended Consequences

When planners developed India’s Great Himalayan National Park, they achieved their plans and some unintended consequences.

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From College Majors to Cryptocurrencies

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from Broadways shows to building roads.

Why Your College Major Matters

Trying to understand the gender pay gap, researchers correlated college majors, occupational choices, and wages.

Thanksgiving Top Ten List For 2021

Through a Thanksgiving Top Ten list, we can use economic ideas to truly understand our behavior during the holiday.

How Broadway Shows Catch a Cost Disease

A basic part of Broadway economics is the “cost disease” that plays “catch” from higher wage industries that benefit from more productivity.

Econlife Quiz: Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics?

Having tired of talking turkey at your Thanksgiving dinner, you could give everyone the latest econlife quiz: Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics?

When a Cryptocurrency Almost Bought the Constitution

At Sotheby’s Constitution auction, a billionaire from the traditional investing world competed with cryptocurrency newcomer ConstitutionDAO

Our Weekly Economic News Roundup: From Toys to Tesla

Connecting economics, current events, and history, this week’s economic news roundup ranges from too much garbage to too few chips.