What a Covid Resilience Rank Reveals

Comparing the Covid-19 response, Bloomberg’s resilience ranking tells us which countries are most successful and least disruptive.

Why Women Want Pay Equity (More Than Equal Pay)

Different from equal pay mandates, New Zealand’s pay equity initiative takes us to the true foundations of the gender pay gap.

Essential Occupations…Like the Easter Bunny

Looking more closely at the lockdown, we can identify the kinds of jobs that involve working remotely and where they are located.

The Shocking Amount of Electricity That Bitcoin Consumes

Although it is a virtual currency, Bitcoin’s huge electricity consumption is very real when we consider the land, labor, and capital its computers require.

When Organ Donors Need More Than a Nudge

Sometimes increasing deceased organ donations takes more than a nudge because of the behind-the-scene details that are necessary.

One Reason to Worry About A Guaranteed Minimum Income

While the characteristics of guaranteed minimum income program proposals vary, the common denominator is unpredictable incentives.

Innovation: Do We Need Software Patents?

Should intellectual property be protected? Thomas Jefferson said not necessarily. “…he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me…” Consequently, “Invention … cannot be a subject of property.” Somewhat disagreeing, Alexander Hamilton perceived patents as incentives. People were…

Empowering One Billion Women

Name a nation. No matter which country you choose, you probably would see that women are underemployed. And still then, you would be looking only at the tip of the iceberg. Female labor force underutilization relates to a host of…