Economics

Is data the new oil? Economists say no—but that doesn't mean it's without value. Here's why data is REALLY valuable.

What Kind of Resource is Data?

Is data the new oil? Economists say no—but that doesn't mean it's without value. Here's why data is REALLY valuable.
Platform monopolies—think Facebook, Amazon, or Google—can demand their supplier's data...

How Do Platform Monopolies Take Advantage of Producers?

Platform monopolies—think Facebook, Amazon, or Google—can demand their supplier's data...
The circular economy is a sustainability model that balances material needs with impact on the planet.

The Circular Economy, Your Business, and Your Future

The circular economy is a sustainability model that balances material needs with impact on the planet.
What if we did away with paper money altogether? Here's why some fiscal and monetary policy enthusiasts are excited for the prospect.

Digital Currency Will Bring a Wave of New Policy Tools

What if we did away with paper money altogether? Here's why some fiscal and monetary policy enthusiasts are excited for the prospect.
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Space Tourism Is around the Corner

One astronaut is doing everything she can to get Japan's...
Why does it feel like our society is coming apart?...

The Social Contract and Erosion of Society

Why does it feel like our society is coming apart?...
Coronavirus is just a preview for the effects of unemployment from automation. Only one economic mechanism can keep society from crumbling: UBI.

The Future Holds More Unemployment, and Our Only Defense Is Universal Basic Income

Coronavirus is just a preview for the effects of unemployment from automation. Only one economic mechanism can keep society from crumbling: UBI.
Discussions at the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) centered on two major topics: climate change and stakeholder capitalism.

5 Big Takeaways from the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos

Discussions at the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) centered on two major topics: climate change and stakeholder capitalism.