Where Educating More Young Women Will Make a Difference

A source of global gender inequality, educating young women would boost the gross domestic product of many nations.

What Economists Say On Valentine’s Day

About so much more than money, economics can come in handy on Valentine’s Day. Let’s take a look. An Economic Valentine Economic Laws On Valentine’s Day, economic laws are broken. A production possibilities frontier is supposed to illustrate the maximum…

The New Tech We Cannot Resist

Like all new technology, the three innovations I most liked from CES 2019 could boost economic growth by making life easier (and more fun).

How Women Could Elevate the Saudi GDP

Far more than constraining Saudi women, Saudi Arabia’s discrimination diminishes the entire economy’s production possibilities.

Production Possibility Frontiers: Entering (and Exiting) a Discovery Void

After technological innovation multiplies, might the pace of discovery slow down? Think of the history of antibiotics. Starting with the Sulfa drugs that were first discovered during the 1930s, the new antibiotic timeline is congested until 1962. Yes, recently, new antibiotics classes were introduced.…