The Cold Chain Links for a COVID-19 Vaccine

From ultra-cold freezers to huge quantities of dry ice, COVID-19 vaccine distribution needs a frigid supply chain.

The Freezer Farm Where Covid-19 Vaccine Will Chill

Involving billions of doses of temperature controlled liquid vials, global Covid-19 vaccine distribution could be surprisingly complex.

The COVID-19 Vaccine’s Distribution Dilemmas

Even if all works out with with a fast-track compressed timeline for developing the COVID-19 vaccine, we will have distribution dilemmas to resolve.

The Beer That No One Wants to Buy

The firms that produce craft beer and the farmers that grow Idaho potatoes have somewhat similar pandemic supply problems.

The Economic Message Sent by a Smell

By smelling the economy in New York City, London, and Barcelona, we can answer questions about past and present production.

Why a Hungry Country Might Have Enough Food

Focusing on production and distribution, economists look at the role of markets and of government when they try to determine what causes and ends famines.

John Stuart Mill on Affordable Health Care

A child prodigy, 19th century economist John Stuart Mill said in his Autobiography that, “I have no remembrance of the time when I began Greek; I have been told that it was when I was three years old. My earliest…