Do firms make economic stagnation worse?

Economic Stagnation

Remember: people are selfish and firms are set up to make money, not necessarily reward people. Continue Reading


Job growth is nice, but earnings are stagnant — and that’s bad


Admittedly I don’t know a ton about economics — I actually got a D in Micro frosh year of college — so I’m not really that strong on all the different indicators of an economy’s health. I can tell you… Continue Reading

Brief thought exercise: as the price of airfare (likely) begins/continues to rise, will we see more people settle near their families?

Planes do require fuel to fly, and as fossil fuel extraction becomes pricier over time, it stands to reason that flights will, too. If you don’t generally believe any of this, consider this fact: from ’09 to ’14, flight costs… Continue Reading