Where and Why We Moved During 2020

We seem to be moving less: Let’s see where and why. Interstate Migration Where? U-Haul publishes an annual report of its top destinations. Comparing the net gain of the one-way trucks that enter to those that leave, they rank the…

Santa’s Unfair Trade Practices

On Christmas Eve, Santa will visit approximately 160 million children. Traveling at nearly 6,214 miles an hour, he will cover 19.3 million square miles. Along the way, he has to stop, drop off each of his 20 tons of presents,…

Why We Should Avoid Vaccine Nationalism

As the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine accelerates, nations would be wise to avoid vaccine nationalism and instead try to cooperate..

Six Handy Economic Ideas That Describe Our Coronavirus Response

Coronavirus economics can describe our response to the pandemic with the same six ideas that compose a basic economics course.

The Impact of Export Curbs on Medical Equipment

When nations try to guarantee their domestic medical equipment supply through trade restrictions, the policy could backfire.

A Simple Look at the World’s Most Complex Economies

To its detriment, the U.S. might have insufficiently recognized the impact of China’s economic complexity in the U.S. China trade deal.

A Global Look at the 737 MAX

More than a U.S., airplane, the Boeing 737 MAX is made from components that come from the 600 companies in its global supply chain.

A China Story: Doggie Doo-dah Bags

A visit to a doggie doo-dah plastic bags maker in China illustrates the shift from Chinese manufacturing to Vietnam and Indonesia.

The Washing Machine Trade War: The Biggest Loser

Through duties and washing machine tariffs, the U.S. government has created new incentives for manufacturers that harm consumers.

Six Facts: Understanding More About Brexit

The political and economic sides of Brexit’s problems involve the impact of a potential no vote in Parliament and controversial draft agreement issues.