Macroeconomics

Curves to Care About

Curves to Care About

How US Treasury yield curves have never gone out of style.

Megachurches in America

Megachurches in America

Why We Need to Tax the Wealthiest 1%…Of Churches.

How NAFTA Keeps Your Car Cheap

How NAFTA Keeps Your Car Cheap

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, is an agreement designed to reduce trade restrictions between the USA, Mexico, and Canada. The Automotive Industry is one of the largest industries to take advantage of NAFTA. Many manufacturers conduct most of their production for the […]

Costa Rica is Making Waves for Renewable Energy

Costa Rica is Making Waves for Renewable Energy

Renewable energy, specifically hydroelectricity, is a great alternative to fossil fuels but at what cost?

What Trump’s Tax Plan Means for You

What Trump’s Tax Plan Means for You

“God put the Republican Party on earth to cut taxes. If they don’t do that, they have no useful function.” – Robert Novak Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, announced the future economic plan for the Trump administration. Coined “MAGAnomics,” the […]

Has China’s Changing Economy Affected Their Culture?

Has China’s Changing Economy Affected Their Culture?

China is changing; there is no doubt about it. You see it on Facebook, television, and hear it on the radio – we are all aware of this. An increasing number of millionaires, a growing middle class, and more skyscrapers than the United States. This […]

The Tax on Carbon: a Good or Bad Idea?

The Tax on Carbon: a Good or Bad Idea?

Let’s say you put a tax on carbon emissions to try and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the US and save the planet. But how hurtful would a tax like this be on the U.S. economy?

Adios, Maduro.

Adios, Maduro.

Looting, black markets, riots, and nationwide anarchy – sounds like a nightmare, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, the situation unraveling in Venezuela is not too far off from your worst dreams. On May 2, 2017, current Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced he will create a ‘people’s body’ […]

Finding Dory? No, Finding Diamonds

Finding Dory? No, Finding Diamonds

Sure, “Diamonds are forever,” but is the industry? It’s not all that clear.