Although spectators watch the Tour de France for free along its route, the race is able to generate huge revenue for its owners.
Called a prescription escalator, our prescription drug spending is more about efficacy and age than the rising prices that we say we see.
Assume your government has $1 to spend on a social safety net. You need to decide who gets what. One way is ROI–the Return On your Investment. Of course we can ask about return through non-dollar criteria. But what if…
When Chuck E. Cheese changed the kinds of payment cards that kids and their parents used for games and food, they created new spending incentives.
With many of us rarely going to a theater, we can see why movie attendance is down and the chance for industry disruption is up.
For the next bite of a doughnut or the next try at a pumpkin slingshot, economist Alfred Marshall’s marginal analysis helps you decide whether to say yes.
When the Netherlands pays for a mother’s first week at home after child birth, we get a message about their healthcare coverage.
Selling 21,000 seven week pasta passes, Olive Garden’s never ending pasta promotion is providing unlimited carbs with a hefty serving of economics.
Illustrated by the Duck Curve, we have renewable energy problems because solar and wind power need a dependable alternative for the evening’s peak usage.