Weekly Roundup: From Chinese Cement to Bowie Bonds

This week’s economic news summary included David Bowie’s financial innovation, China’s GDP cement problems, inequality contradictions and farm productivity.

How a Cash Windfall Affects Lottery Winners

The impact of cash transfers on lottery winners can be used to predict the efficacy of anti-poverty programs that give money to struggling households.

Weekly Roundup: From Chicken Sandwiches to Budget Gridlock

Our economic news summary includes chicken sandwiches, reefers and the supply chain, the internet and the information infrastructure and the federal budget.

How Mood Affects Your Bank Loan

Through behavioral finance studies of robberies and emotion laden events like the Super Bowl, researchers show a correlation between mood and decisions.