It’s easy to assume that the toilet paper shortage in the U.S. is caused by panic buying and hoarding but there really might be a supply problem.
More than a U.S., airplane, the Boeing 737 MAX is made from components that come from the 600 companies in its global supply chain.
Most of our Valentine’s roses come from Colombia because of the U.S. government, the perfect combination of land, labor and capital, and Walmart.
Before, during and after a natural disaster like Harvey, we have hurricane economics affecting gasoline markets and the GDP.
The state of Washington created new marijuana tax incentives when it switched how it taxed pot growers, processors and retailers.
Our freshly roasted cup of coffee is the result of a coffee supply chain that depends on prices that create production and distribution incentives.
Our economic news summary includes chicken sandwiches, reefers and the supply chain, the internet and the information infrastructure and the federal budget.
In a chicken sandwich are ingredients from around the world that one person can create but the price system gathered them for us at the local supermarket.