Economists can explain and improve our inadequate disaster preparation for predictable wildfires, diseases, hurricanes, and earthquakes.
Whereas many of us ask whether we should switch between daylight saving time and standard time, the question is not quite so simple.
Comparing Swedish men and women with top jobs in politics and business, we see that their divorce rates can vary considerably.
Called a “budget bloodbath,” the European Union (EU) cannot decide where to get the billions of euros it will no longer receive from the U.K.
A visit to a doggie doo-dah plastic bags maker in China illustrates the shift from Chinese manufacturing to Vietnam and Indonesia.
About much more than sauces and salads, tomato tradeoffs take us to science and supermarkets, history and trade agreements.
Because hours could be spent waiting in line for a theater ticket, a great piece of pizza, or a Thanksgiving Day Parade spot, you can hire a line sitter.
While the average life in the United States has 42 million minutes, the cost of spending time can depend on our wealth, where we live, and our age.
Calculating the value of college involves what we spend, what we sacrifice, what we earn, and some other surprising considerations.