July 2019 Friday’s e-links: From How We Spend Our Time to the American Dream and Designated Survivor

Friday’s e-links: This week i recommend a book that focuses on the many sides of time at work, at home, in different countries, and through the life cycle.

The Armyworm Attacks in Zambia

Micro-insurance that protects African farmers from infestations and drought can have a surprising impact on their willingness to invest.

Five Ways to Look at Income Inequality

More than what we earn, income inequality can also be about age, education, race and the diversity of bugs that live in our homes.

The Difference Between a Living Wage and a Minimum Wage

Comparing a living wage with the minimum wage, a group at MIT demonstrate how much more low income families need to earn to afford their necessities.

How to Correct Misleading Statistics

For African nations like Rwanda, inaccurate and misleading statistics about poverty and growth can be supplemented with satellite and cell phone data.

Weekly Roundup: From Venezuela’s French Fries to the Army’s Pizza

Posts Roundup Sunday 11.01.15 How to be inches away from getting hired…more Monday 11.02.15 Why one-child could be here to stay…more Tuesday 11.03.15 The army food we eat at home…more Wednesday 11.04.15 What a pizza can teach us…more Thursday 11.05.15 The tough part of deciding who…

Weekly Roundup: From the Diner’s Dilemma to Lost Labor

This week’s economic news summary includes the diner’s dilemma and marginal analysis, property rights in outer space, the Phillip’s Curve and unemployment.

Finding the New Brooklyns

With Brooklyn becoming a synonym for gentrification, we can call cities like Detroit a new Brooklyn when they attract artists and affect a poor population.

Why the Same Minimum Wage is Really Different

Comparing median and minimum wage and looking at how the cost of living varies, we can see that the wisdom of a $15 minimum wage hike depends on location.

Weekly Roundup: From Slow Mommy Tracks to Fast Wall Street Traders

Our weekly economics news summary included the yuan and foreign exchange, Google and branding, parental leave and incentives, and choosing your own price.