Weekly Roundup: From Garbage Questions to Credit Card Costs

Our economic news summary includes expectations bias and female scholars, the environmental debate about garbage and hidden credit card externalities.

Cashing out?

By Mira Korber, guest blogger. They say “cash is king.” But these days, perhaps cash was king. Sweden is becoming a “cashless society.” Commuters pay bus fees via credit card and text message. Religious institutions take electronically transmitted donations. The positives?  Certain…