Zimbabwe’s Monetary Whiplash

After solving hyperinflation with a multi-currency solution, Zimbabwe no longer needs a $1 trillion bill but they do need to eliminate deflation.

Weekly Roundup: From Russian Vodka to Venezuelan Beer

Our weekly roundup includes how economics connected Venezuelan oil and beer, Russian taxes and vodka, Broadway and the $10 bill and moving and jobs.

Weekly Roundup: From Large Bills to Small Sodas

Our economic news summary includes Coke’s mini sales and social norms, the minimum wage’s and cardboard boxes’ hidden impact, and an economic misery index.

The €500 Note Battle

Eliminating the $100 bill and the €500 note from the money supply has supporters citing terrorism financing and opponents talking of large purchases.

Weekly Roundup: From Free Trade to Expensive Airline Tickets

Our economic news summary includes Venezuela’s hyperinflation and Dutch Disease, the NFL’s gender deficiencies, free trade, and new marriage markets.

The Strange World of Venezuelan Hyperinflation

Because of hyperinflation, Venezuela needs billions of bank notes so that businesses and consumers can pay the insane prices that rise daily.

Weekly Roundup: From Nibbling Nachos to Sipping Starbucks

Our everyday economics includes risk, externalities, purchasing power, complementary goods, capitalism, money supply, human capital, and innovation.

What Money Should Look Like

The currency part of a money supply needs three basic characteristics that relate to value and also usually a design that reflects a national identity.

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.

What Gorgeous Money Looks Like

Although paper currency is just one part of a money supply, a special design like Norway’s new kroner notes conveys an inspirational message.