Econlife Quiz: Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics?

Having tired of talking turkey at your Thanksgiving dinner, you could give everyone the latest econlife quiz: Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics?

How the Pandemic Created a Turkey Problem

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the change in our Thanksgiving turkey demand has affected farmers, markets, and restaurants.

Econlife Quiz (2017): Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics?

Having tired of talking turkey at your Thanksgiving dinner, you could give everyone the latest econlife quiz: Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics?

Econlife Quiz: Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics?

Having tired of talking turkey at your Thanksgiving dinner, you could give everyone the latest econlife quiz.  Enjoy! Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Economics? Take the econlife quiz to see whether you know the economics behind the great American holiday,…

A Thanksgiving Top Ten List

Using economic analysis, the top ten reasons for eating turkey on Thanksgiving include substitute and complementary goods, utility and opportunity cost.

A Bigger (Thanksgiving) Pie or Equal Slices?

Increasing income inequality by moving from communal farming to individual plots, Plymouth Colony Governor William Bradford changed income redistribution.

A Thanksgiving Mystery

Although supply and demand should increase turkey prices at Thanksgiving, supermarkets discount turkeys.

An Economic Story From Plymouth Plantation

In 1623, two years after the first Thanksgiving, Governor William Bradford was worried about Plymouth’s food supply. The problem, he concluded, was that people shared whatever they produced. Because “able and fit” young men were expected to work harder and…