As more nations experiment with central bank digital currencies, we could see less cash, fewer banks, and maybe some unintended consequences.
Asking about the 4-day workweek, we can look at the answers from a recent study in Iceland and also at Sweden, Germany, and Italy.
While fewer working hours can mean enjoying a shorter day or week at work, the consequences might be unpredictable.
The economists who think about paying taxes tell us that there are so many different reasons that people do and do not comply.
While cities, states, and countries have many more cashless transactions because of the pandemic, there is a downside.
Different from its neighbor Denmark, Sweden’s pandemic policy emphasized voluntary guidelines rather than a mandatory lockdown.
A city is getting a good return on its investment when speed cameras improve road safety and other services make residents’ life better.