A Little-Known Downside of Economic Growth

Per capita economic growth has a little-known connection to the world’s hundreds of endangered languages that could become extinct.

Where People Save A Lot

For many different reasons, the savings rate for our nation and the cash we stash under our mattress can vary considerably.

A Simple Look at the World’s Most Complex Economies

To its detriment, the U.S. might have insufficiently recognized the impact of China’s economic complexity in the U.S. China trade deal.

The Cities That Innovate the Most

Prosperity is becoming increasingly concentrated as talent attracts talent and highly educated workers are moving to the same innovation centers.

How the 737 MAX Could Change Your Vacation Plans

Because 737 MAX demand from American and other airlines was large, grounding the plane has created huge flight disruptions.

Everything We Need to Know About Global Economic Risk

Concerned with a shift away from traditional multilateral institutions and free trade, the World Economic Forum identifies our global economic risk.

The Toilet That is Supposed to Boost Productivity

A less mentioned source of worker productivity can take us off the job to the recent attempts to diminish the amount of time spent on bathroom breaks.

Why Your Birthday Cake Might Have Too Many Candles

When we look at aging populations, 65 could be new 55 because of the difference between our chronological age and our biological age.

The Inventions That Mattered Most

Through a new look at invention history, we can identify the waves of innovation and see which ones were most influential.

Why the World Economy is Growing More Slowly

In most of the world’s advanced economies, there are gains in certain areas and lagging regions elsewhere that create a disparity and less economic growth.