A basic part of Broadway economics is the “cost disease” that plays “catch” from higher wage industries that benefit from more productivity.
This week, during the first five days of the 2021 Australian Open, the stadium was packed…by pandemic standards. It was 50 percent occupied with up to 30,000 fans. Then, authorities declared a snap lockdown because of a Covid outbreak. The…
The seemingly pleasant phenomenon of doing Zoom conference calls in our sweats could be hiding the productive value of dressing for work.
Because of productivity gains from Covid-19 pool testing, the Michigan State University’s 67,000 students can return to school more safely.
Whether it’s a piano, voice recognition, or office temperature, when designers say one-size-fits-all, they are not quite right.
Through a new look at invention history, we can identify the waves of innovation and see which ones were most influential.
To explain why healthcare costs are increasing, we can just look at Beethoven’s String Quartet #14 and Baumol’s Cost Disease.