The Red and Blue States That Select the Same Halloween Candy

Because the people in red and blue states prefer the same Halloween candy, we have one holiday that unites us.

The Ups and Downs of Consumer Spending

Because of the coronavirus impact, consumer spending has shifted away from many of the goods and services we normally buy.

The Mystery of a President’s Economic Performance

While we know that GDP can influence an election, economists also ask whether the results of the election will affect the GDP.

The Red and Blue States That Like The Same Halloween Candy

Looking at our Halloween spending, we can compare the candy that red and blue states prefer and then see what else we buy.

What We Eat and What We Waste

Finding out what we eat, what we waste, and what we spend on our food can depend on the decade we look at and when we were born.

How the Weather Affects What We Buy

Even influencing the kind of car we decide to buy, weather economics can have a surprising impact on the decisions we make as consumers.

Who Is Likely to Live Alone?

For reasons that range from feminism to technology to urbanization, living alone in the United States has become increasingly typical.

The Impact of the Starbucks Effect

Called the Starbucks effect, current and future housing prices tend to rise when a Starbucks moves into the neighborhood.

The Impact of the Starbucks Effect

Called the Starbucks effect, current and future housing prices tend to rise when a Starbucks moves into the neighborhood.

What Grey Poupon Says About Your Affluence

You can assume that individuals are affluent if their consumer spending includes iPads, Verizon Wireless, and Ziploc bags.