Category: Economics

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Weekend Plans Post: Taxes

There are a handful of philosophies when it comes to tax time but the three main ones are something like this…

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Getting to Ten Times Better

Vikram briefly examines three domains governed by power-law distributions: basketball, programming, and money

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The Case for Monopoly

Board Game Symposium: If anything, Monopoly teaches that, despite your best planning, wise investment, and sound judgment, sometimes the universe has other plans (or no plan at all).

Video Lottery 13

Good Intentions, Lessons Learned

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. After serving my community for over a decade in politics I learned exactly what that meant

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The American Lawn is a Shared Nuisance

The American housing market has a number of features that makes many participating homeowners unhappy, and there is no clear way out.

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23andMe Cashes In on Customer’s Data

Those Terms of Service agreements are not there for the fun of it, folks. Read them. Otherwise folks not names you will make lots of profit off of you, or things about you, without including you.

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The GM Strike is Going to Take a While

There’s an election a year from now, and many of the people affected by the UAW strike live in the states that will determine the election’s outcome.

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The Trump Economy On the Brink

You don’t need to be an economist to know that none of this is good. A President at war with everyone and pushing an economic agenda that is pure crackpottery.

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Win it Warren

Symposium: With Elizabeth Warren, you have a candidate from a non-elite background, cares deeply about the struggles of everyday citizens, and one that rejects Trump.