While the explicit part of workers’ pay is in dollars, sometimes parts of our compensation package are somewhat hidden.
What We Can Learn From the Richest Billionaires
When we look at an animated history of the Forbes list of the richest billionaires, we also see some economic history.
January 2022 Friday’s e-links: Looking at Jill Lepore
Our January 2022 e-links begin with a look at the podcasts, New Yorker articles, and books by Harvard’s Jill Lepore.
The Dog(e) That Needs An Owner
Whereas a Dogecoin trademark had initially seemed unnecessary, its developers soon faced big problems without one.
Why Virgin Galactic Could Remind Us of J.P. Morgan
Debating billionaire power, we can compare J.P. Morgan in 1907 to the impact of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk on space travel.
Why Tesla is Like a Model T Ford
Although they are separated by a century, the Model T Ford and Tesla are rather similar when we look at their leadership and production.
The Downside of Vegan Leather
With meat demand going up and leather demand going down, the cowhide industry has a devastating supply and a demand problem.
How Norway Avoided Dutch Disease
Avoided by Norway, Dutch disease is contracted by nations that let a commodity windfall dominate what they produce and spend.
When a Tesla Price Tells Us All We Need To Know
Just by looking at a $35,000 Tesla price, we can decide if Elon Musk is creating luxury vehicles or cars for the masses.
Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision
It appears that Elon Musk’s year-old Boring Company has tunnel vision. The firm has proposed a high-tech tunnel between NYC and Washington D.C. that got a verbal okay from the White House: Where are we going? To new tunnels and…