Changing Landscape for Dads

The economic landscape of the United States has changed dramatically since the 1960s. Especially, in the arena of fatherhood. The roles of the father and the mother are not so clear cut as they were half a century ago. These changes have come with significant economic implications. Importantly, many of the new Dads can’t simply … Continue reading Changing Landscape for Dads

Do Financial Regulations Decrease Financial Literacy?

Ask the average person about her smartphone, and the odds are better than even that she’ll be able to recite the make, model, and salient features such as battery life and camera quality. She may even be in a position to rank the phone relative to other handsets and to make a recommendation as to … Continue reading Do Financial Regulations Decrease Financial Literacy?

Bernie Sanders is Angry About Deodorant and Sneakers

During the height of the Democratic primary season in 2016, Senator Bernie Sanders made news by lamenting “You don’t necessarily need the choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or 18 different pairs of sneakers when children are hungry in this county.” Bernie asks an interesting economic question – why do we have so many choices … Continue reading Bernie Sanders is Angry About Deodorant and Sneakers