How Vinyl and Streaming Are Similar

Changes in recorded music sales were fueled by new formats that started with vinyl and eventually became streaming.

Weekly Roundup: From Baseball Contracts to Super Bowl Ads

Our week’s everyday economics include inflation, supply and demand, income mobility, property rights, incentives, default, CDS, and monopoly pricing.

Hey, Spotify. Taylor Swift called. She wants her money.

With the music industry moving from CDs to streaming, firms like Spotify have created new supply and demand and new incentives for performers and providers.