The Power of High Heels

A new study suggests that women have greater success sending dominance signals that are less assertive and more implicit.

Weekly Roundup: From Sweden’s Tax Evaders to Libya’s Safe Crackers

Ranging from a U.S. cheese glut to Taiwan’s healthcare, our weekly roundup included behavioral economics, fiscal policy and opportunity cost.

Will We Find More Tax Evasion in Italy or Sweden?

When comparing tax evasion among Italians and Swedes, the surprise results show that social norms can influence tax behavior.

Weekly Roundup: From Less Waste to More Chicken Feet

Ranging from U.S. chicken feet exports to “Hamilton” tickets, our weekly roundup included China worries and price discrimination.

Weekly Roundup: From Less Waste to More Chicken Feet

Ranging from U.S. chicken feet exports to “Hamilton” tickets, our weekly roundup included China worries and price discrimination.

A Supermarket Where Expiration Dates Don’t Matter

Enjoying fruits, vegetables and packaged foods that are optimally fresh, we are sacrificing the chance to minimize food waste and save money.

How Less is More For Coke

Seeing at our reaction to small packaging like Coke mini, behavioral economists say we buy more of the “regular” amount if it is perceived as a social norm.

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 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.

The Restaurant That Lets You Pay What You Want

When “pay what you want” is used to determine restaurant prices, it creates incentives for consumers on the demand side that typically eliminates profit.