African Development: Is Poverty Diminishing?

How to assess African poverty? The Afrobarometer provides some answers that generated several perplexing questions. The African Development Bank tells us that growth rates for many African nations have been a robust 4.8%. However, the Afrobarometer has concluded that in…

Demand and Supply: Chocolate Stories

Because the price of cocoa is soaring, we might soon be paying more for cookies. But first, a bit of history. A Chocolate Butter Drop Do Cookie crisis in 1930 is the reason we have chocolate chip cookies today. One…