Whether looking at the past 50 years in the United States or at the recent global impact of the pandemic, we see a shrinking middle class.
COP26 Flawed Emissions Data
At the heart of climate policy, we have the COP26 worldwide forum coping with flawed emissions data that they cannot correct.
Six Facts: The Impact of Rising World Food Prices
A closer look at rising world food prices can show us how much, where, why, and their impact on hunger in low income nations.
How Patents Create Vaccine Tradeoffs
To be sure that vaccine markets travel from the developed nations to developing economies, we might have to accept some costly tradeoffs.
The Ups and Downs of Chinese Economic Growth
A slew of alternative indicators can be used to check the accuracy of recent Chinese economic growth numbers.
Where Smartphones Have to be Clever
Targeting a less literate, poorer population, developing nations’ smartphones are different from their “sisters” in industrialized countries.
Weekly Roundup: From Fed Dots to Income Traps
Our economic news summary includes interest rates and the Fed, inequality and developing nations, space travel innovation and consumer spending changes.
Part 1: The Trap That China Wants to Avoid
Currently slowing down, China’s economic growth might be challenged by the middle income trap that has caught Brazil but not Taiwan or Malaysia.
Weekly Roundup: From Traffic Congestion to Job Evaluation
Our everyday economics includes central planning, unintended consequences, comparative advantage, transportation infrastructure, cost & developing nations.
The World’s Sanitation Gap
A production possibilities graph can display the land, labor and capital underutilization that inadequate sanitation creates and indicate a constrained GDP.