Learn With Elaine: Elephants and Avocados

The tragedy of the commons explains why avocados can be more important than elephants.

Where Will Automation Change Our Lives?

Whether looking at a self-driving car or your airline ticketing app, you can see how automation has begun to shift job activities.

The Travels of Mobile Money

Zimbabwe’s monetary crises used to create money laundering…literally. To preserve their limited supply of worn U.S. dollars, households had to wash them: Now though, they have a new solution. Going Cashless Mobile money has become increasingly popular. Wherever hyperinflation is…

Debating Kenya’s Plastic Bag Ban

To hear a single-use plastic bag regulation debate, you could go to Kenya or NYC while Rwandans might be discussing their plastic bag black market.

Where Phones Pump Money

Kenya’s economic development has been fueled by a mobile banking system that makes it easy to save, send and spend money with a cell phone.