Our economic news summary includes expectations bias and female scholars, the environmental debate about garbage and hidden credit card externalities.
Weekly Roundup: From Pricey Hips to Costly Lines
Our economic news summary includes underutilizing female labor, delayed gratification, pricing medical care, interstate migration & assessing labor markets.
Finding the Global Gender Gap
Production possibilities graphs and GDP comparisons show us that a bigger gender gap prevents countries from achieving their economic growth potential.
Weekly Roundup: From Robot Servers to Shrimp Farmers
Our everyday economics includes wages, externalities, productivity, income, tradeoff, taxes, fiscal policy, gender, human capital and comparative advantage.
Why Major League Baseball Has a C+ Gender Grade
Because the presence of women in Major League Baseball (MLB) management positions is very small, they have diminished their talented human capital supply.
Hollywood’s Gender Gap
The film industry gender gap displayed behind the scenes and in front of the camera through male domination reflects expectations bias.
Weekly Roundup: From Desirable Currency to Rejected Coins
Our everyday economics includes gender gap, human capital, competition, regulation, opportunity cost, money supply, currency and conspicuous consumption.
A One is Enough Gender Gap Problem
A new study showing the prevalence of a “one is enough” cap on the number of female top executives at many firms confirms a continuing gender gap.
It Ain’t Easy Being Pretty
When Job discrimination based on gender targets to women’s clothing, body type and make-up, it can relate to a dominant social group and patriarchal bias.