All We Need To Know About Where Our Energy Comes From and Where It Goes

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s annual flow chart is the easy way to see all you want to know about U.S. energy use.

Where a Universal Basic Income Was Successful

An idea that has been around for hundreds of years, the universal basic income has only recently become an experiment in Stockton, California.

How Laissez-Faire Countries Tax and Spend

What we tax and how we spend send a message. So today, let’s look at what countries with more economic freedom tell us through their fiscal policy. Laissez-Faire Countries I’ve selected laissez-faire countries from the list created by the Index…

Six Facts: What Shake Shack Says About How Much We Work

Whether looking at a Shake Shack experiment, comparing countries, or focusing on education, we can see differences in the average workweek.

Why Measuring Happiness is Tough

Measuring happiness is tough because of the difference between what we actually experience and what we remember about those moments.

Should Everyone Get a Basic Income?

For different reasons, a guaranteed basic income appeals to liberals and conservatives but few people appear ready to vote for it.

What If Everyone Worked Less?

After an experiment at a Swedish nursing home, some people are saying that “less is more.” Where are we going? To the work/life balance. The Swedish Experiment Researchers wanted to find out if less time at work created more productivity.…

How Tax Evasion Relates to Porsches

A big part of the shadow economy, the tax evasion in Greece that prevails among the self-employed substantially ups the deficit and distorts fiscal policy.