How EU Regulation Deals With Blue Wine

Surprisingly significant, the EU’s opposition to blue wine reflects how regulation constrains the innovation that creates productivity and economic growth.

No Free Lunch at Restaurants With a Higher Minimum Wage

One Sarasota Springs, NY Ben & Jerry’s franchise says more than several academic studies about the possible impact of a higher minimum wage.

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.…

Weekly Roundup: From Santa’s Salary to Holiday Spending

This week’s economic news summary includes Apple’s corporate taxes, Santa’s GDP connection, seasonal spending, the gender gap and the brain and shopping.

Where to Find the Biggest Gender Gap

Through worldwide gender gap indicators, we can see that Iceland can optimize productivity and human capital through a small gender gap.

Weekly Roundup: From Cloned Cows to T. Rex Sales

This week’s economic news summary included China’s cloned cows, turkey facts and productivity,food lawsuits and limited liability and economic development.

All You Never Knew About Turkeys

Hit by Avian flu, the turkey industry recovered by Thanksgiving because of productivity that involved big-breasted birds, poults and retailers’ inventory.

Weekly Roundup: From Fast Food Grades to Movie Reviews

Our economic news summary includes inflationary movie reviews, baggage productivity, fast food animal welfare grades, Chinese consumer spending and methane.

A Clever Airline Baggage Solution

Because Boeing’s new overhead baggage bin reduces boarding delays and creates the storage space that extra seats require, it adds to airline productivity.

Weekly Roundup: From Overbooked Flights to Immigration Fallacies

This week’s economic news summary included unexpected insight from credit scores, the natural resource curse, and what the bacon cheeseburger can tell us.