By showing illuminated areas of the world, nighttime satellite images can tell economic stories that relate to growth and contraction.
By royal decree, a Saudi woman can drive by June 24, 2018. But she still might need permission from her husband to buy a car. Narrowing the Saudi gender gap will be complicated. The Saudi Gender Gap First, let’s see…
At 8 am or earlier, the average high school start time could diminish adolescent math and reading cognition because of sleep deprivation.
China’s first three five-year plans had no mention of the environment. Then in plans five through nine, there was more. And now, looking at plans 11 to 13, we would see that 5% of all words relate to ecology, energy or the environment. Where are…
Looking at millennials’ households in the U.S. and beyond, we find a surprisingly large proportion of young adults living with their parents.
Transforming our pizza delivery, our factories, our warehouses and our cars, the many sides of robotics make it our newest frenemy.
Surprisingly significant, the EU’s opposition to blue wine reflects how regulation constrains the innovation that creates productivity and economic growth.
When technology bites back, it forces us to recognize that all new things can have unintended consequences that offset the benefits of innovation.
This week’s economic news summary includes Apple’s corporate taxes, Santa’s GDP connection, seasonal spending, the gender gap and the brain and shopping.