Cultural Capital: How It Impacts the Economy

In continuing our analysis of what goes into economic mobility, we run into cultural capital: the capital often left out of the economics because it’s assumed to be out of our control. But, even though we all come from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we can take comfort knowing there are a couple cultural attributes we … Continue reading Cultural Capital: How It Impacts the Economy

The Church Acknowledges Doing Bad by Doing Good

This morning’s message hit home in the resident economist’s heart. Christ brings us out from the woodworks to produce good works for our fellow man. The communities within (I’m guessing most) churches is the perfect mix of contagion and accountability to be “selfless” every now and again and redistribute our excesses. Whether it’s our faith … Continue reading The Church Acknowledges Doing Bad by Doing Good

My Meaningless Analysis of the Election

I was asked to produce an analysis of the election results. But, instead of providing that one person with my thoughts, I figured I shouldn’t exclude anyone from my deep, detailed, assessment of this seemingly traumatic event in American politics. First off, I’d like to mention that I was off of Facebook for close to … Continue reading My Meaningless Analysis of the Election