Weekly Roundup: From Slow Shopping to Fast Shipping

Our everyday economics include consumption expenditures, Pigovian taxes, variable pricing,economies of scale, unskilled labor, national income and the money supply.

Why New Jersey Has Lower Gas Prices Than California

Since gasoline prices vary in the U.S. because of different state taxes and wholesale crude, the impact on consumption expenditures also is different.

How Music Affects Our Shopping Behavior

In a store or restaurant, music tempo is an atmospheric tool that firms engaging in monopolistic competition can use to increase customer spending and time.

How Big is the Leisure Gap Between Men and Women?

Our Monday gender issue focus Married or single, weekends and weekdays, men have more leisure time than women. Imagine a typical weekend. Yes, mom might spend a bit less time watching the kids and dad does do more housework. However, when it…