Wassily Leontief: A General Manager For The American Economy

With the draft under 24 hours away, general managers of football teams are doing their research, trying to figure out what kind of player will best fit their needs for the upcoming year. Should they focus on the battle of the trenches, selecting an offensive or defensive lineman? Perhaps picking up a wide receiver or cornerback could help combat on the perimeter? Continue reading “Wassily Leontief: A General Manager For The American Economy”

Bitcoin: The Blockchain Revolution Of The Modern Economy

Though the hot topics of automated vehicles, fintech apps and artificial intelligence are game-changing, below the surface is where we find what is revolutionary. It’s called the blockchain. Continue reading “Bitcoin: The Blockchain Revolution Of The Modern Economy”

J. R. Hicks: Lizard Monsters, Twix Bars, and Welfare Economics

The government’s radical changeover has come with some controversial changes. One of these is reducing the powers of the EPA, which some argue will be detrimental to our environment. More and more headlines fly across the screen, from the praising of the coal industry by EPA director to a call to exit from international climate defense accords. Continue reading “J. R. Hicks: Lizard Monsters, Twix Bars, and Welfare Economics”

Women Are Better At Climbing the Economic Ladder Than Men

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Women tend to defy parental income more than men by showing how they climb up the income ladder.

A new study shows that women are doing better than men when it comes to climbing the economic ladder, but the gap continues to persist. Continue reading “Women Are Better At Climbing the Economic Ladder Than Men”

Weed Schools Are Preparing Folks For The Modern Cannabis Industry

The industry is ripe for the harvest. Opportunities are everywhere, and in an effort to close the ever-widening skills gap prevailing in the modern economy, marijuana industry members and training schools have joined forces. Continue reading “Weed Schools Are Preparing Folks For The Modern Cannabis Industry”