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.

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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 or our intrinsic empathetic nature, we want to help people and the best way we know how is by giving money. But sometimes, we might be doing more bad than good.

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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. Continue reading “My Meaningless Analysis of the Election”

Ramble: Do More With Less

The acorn has the potential to cover the earth in wood. A million dollars has the potential to end world hunger. A construction company has the potential to house all those that are homeless. We have the potential to incredible feats of good.

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