The Travels of a Car Seat

With components that crisscross countries until they are assembled. our car seats are global because of incentives from NAFTA.

Election Economics 2016: Why It’s Tough to Prove the Benefits of Trade

Easier to oppose free trade than support it, the candidates and many average Americans disagree with most economists who see the invisible benefits.

Election Economics 2016: Why It’s Tough to Prove the Benefits of Trade

Easier to oppose free trade than support it, the candidates and many average Americans disagree with most economists who see the invisible benefits.

The Jobs That Politicians Lose Because of Globalization

Employment in Alabama’s 5th Congressional District has been hit hard by China. According to one estimate for 2001 to 2011, 3.77% of all jobs in the district were displaced because of manufacturing layoffs. Also, the moderate Republican congressman representing the 5th District lost his…

Weekly Roundup: From Less Waste to More Chicken Feet

Ranging from U.S. chicken feet exports to “Hamilton” tickets, our weekly roundup included China worries and price discrimination.

Weekly Roundup: From Less Waste to More Chicken Feet

Ranging from U.S. chicken feet exports to “Hamilton” tickets, our weekly roundup included China worries and price discrimination.

Weekly Roundup: From Russian Vodka to Venezuelan Beer

Our weekly roundup includes how economics connected Venezuelan oil and beer, Russian taxes and vodka, Broadway and the $10 bill and moving and jobs.

Where and Why We Move

More than just people moving, the ease of interstate migration is one example of the benefits of a national market with one currency and fiscal policy.

Weekly Roundup: From Buying Big Macs to Selling Waders

Our weekly roundup includes the tennis gender pay gap and toilet gap, free trade and individual businesses, and the purchasing power of the minimum wage.

What You Don’t Know About the TPP

We can see by looking at a single firm that makes waders in Montana that the Trans-Pacific Partnership combines Adam Smith with David Ricardo.