Deciding What to Deposit In a Food Bank

Using command and the market as examples, economists showed food pantries how distributing food could become more efficient.

All You Could Want To Know About N95 Mask Economics

To understand N95 supply shortages we can look at how N95s are made, at N95 exports, and at economic systems.

How to Price a Covid-19 Drug

When pricing Remdesivir, the list of considerations includes total development costs, the cost for each dose, and the benefits that patients receive.

Why China’s Scientists Got the Wrong Message

In 2016 it appeared that China had become a research powerhouse. In 2017 they discovered a problem. This is the story of how incentives can have unintended consequences. Chinese R&D In 2016, the numbers told a phenomenal story. China was…

Weekly Roundup: From Overbooked Flights to Immigration Fallacies

This week’s economic news summary included unexpected insight from credit scores, the natural resource curse, and what the bacon cheeseburger can tell us.