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.

How the Weather Affects What We Buy

Even influencing the kind of car we decide to buy, weather economics can have a surprising impact on the decisions we make as consumers.

What a Tax, a Ship, and a Road Can Tell You

Somewhat invisible, time determines whether central bankers and legislators have the accurate statistics that they need for economic policy.

What the Grocery Store Says About Us

More than a place to buy food, the grocery store says a lot more about the affluence from our GDP and our subjective well-being.

The $4 Trillion Question

Although quantitative easing flooded the banking system with trillions of dollars, we are still debating how much it lifted the economy.

Looking at National Wealth Through a New Kind of Lens

Typically we look at our national wealth through a fiscal or GDP lens when we might get a better picture by using a balance sheet.

The Impact of the Starbucks Effect

Called the Starbucks effect, current and future housing prices tend to rise when a Starbucks moves into the neighborhood.

The Impact of the Starbucks Effect

Called the Starbucks effect, current and future housing prices tend to rise when a Starbucks moves into the neighborhood.

How Stock Markets Create Peace

Looking at voting preferences, researchers uncovered a surprising change in attitudes about Israeli/Palestinian conflict resolution from new investors.

Why Night Owls and Early Birds Affect the GDP

Determined genetically, our sleep preferences as night owls, morning larks or neither could affect our productivity at work.