With the FTC suing Amazon for anti-competitive practices, there appears to be a renewed focus on antitrust enforcement. What does economic research…
On August 2nd, Fitch downgraded the rating of US debt from AAA to AA+. What does this mean and what does economics have to tell us about it.
There's been a lot of chatter about recession lately. Why is there so much focus on it, when the economy is actually growing.
The Biden administration’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing the ban of non-competes. How economists (somewhat) made this happen.
One of our readers asked us to discuss how Artificial Intelligence (AI) may impact the economy. What does research suggest will happen?
Silicon Valley Bank went into receivership on Friday morning. As it was the 16th largest bank in the US, what actually happened and what does it mean…
Recently we heard a lot about high profile layoffs – how does this impact the economy, individuals and firms?
Sovereign debt is in the news again, as the US negotiates raising its debt ceiling. Is sovereign debt something we should worry about?
Recent conversations in the US and the World have focused on the very high inflation rates in many economies. What were the causes of this inflation…
The Biden administration has announced the long-discussed partial student loan forgiveness. Briefly, the program intends to forgive $10,000 of student…