Why Is There a Run on Rice?

While India’s rice export ban was supposed to help domestic consumers, the global impact rippled far beyond one country.

Why Ukraine Cares About Wine Corks

For reasons that range from “being corked” to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the suppy of wine corks and screw tops has shifted.

What We Expect From Online Dating

The closer we look at online dating markets, the more we see differences in the firms, the users, and the attitudes.

The Problem With Marijuana Markets

The statewide constraints of U.S. marijuana markets create problems can be diminished by nationwide supply and demand.

Why Marijuana Prices Are Plunging

Classic supply and demand in statewide markets, marijuana prices have been plunging in many of the places where it is legal.

What a Sports Team Will Cost You

While we can cite a long list of reasons that sports team prices are in the stratosphere, just one stands out.

How Beef Croquettes Are Like National Parks

Whether asking about the allocation of beef croquettes or national park reservations, the answers take us to the three economic systems.

How Restaurant Hours Have Changed

For a slew of demand and supply related reasons, chain restaurant hours have been decreasing almost everywhere.

The Slowdown on the Mississippi

A Mississippi River slowdown has created massive supply chain disruptions that have rippled far beyond the river.

How Much Is a Record Breaking Ball Worth?

Because of the sports market’s record breakers, the auction price of the Aaron Judge baseball could be several million dollars.