What Your Time is Really Worth

Lyft can come in handy when economists need to calculate the dollar value of time for us and for government.

What (Baseball) Spitballs and (Coronavirus) Sanitizer Have in Common

During the 1870s some players discovered they could change a baseball’s trajectory at precisely the right moment. It just took a bit of spit. Decades later they banned the spitball because it made for boring games. Fans wanted more action,…

What a Tip Tells Us

Wherever the economy reopens, we will return to tipping behavior that not only sends a message about us but also about what others expect.

Why Daylight Saving Time is Good For Us

With Daylight Saving Time (DST) having just begun, we might find that shifting sunlight from the morning to the evening has made us safer.