How Starbucks Coffee Bean Husks Are Like Perdue Chicken Paws

When previously worthless byproducts like coffee bean husks, chicken paws, and hog snouts became popular, we increased our economic efficiency.

Weekly Roundup: From Overbooked Flights to Immigration Fallacies

This week’s economic news summary included unexpected insight from credit scores, the natural resource curse, and what the bacon cheeseburger can tell us.

Labor Productivity: Designing Offices

How can my boss affect my productivity? At Pixar, the restrooms are where Steve Jobs wanted them to be. Because they were located near a huge central atrium, they helped to generate a collaborative community. Seemingly haphazard, restroom traffic flow was…