The Opioid Epidemic and the Labor Force

By looking at counties with more opioid prescriptions, we can understand one reason that labor force participation rates are declining.

The Many Sides of the Minimum Wage Debate

The complexities of the minimum wage debate involve different incentives for employers and employees and different minimum wages in the U.S.

Creative Destruction: How Super Star Musicians Make Money

As the old music business cycle unfolded, top performers got a substantial cash advance to make an album, they toured for several months or maybe a year and then MTV promoted their videos. At that point, they took a break…

Did Radiohead Change the Music Industry?

“The fact of the matter is that popular music is one of the industries of the country. It’s all completely tied up with capitalism. It’s stupid to separate it.”                       …