Microeconomics

How Food Markups Are Eating Your Paycheck

How Food Markups Are Eating Your Paycheck

Dough isn’t the Only Thing Rising in the Kitchen.

Tesla vs. GM, David and Goliath

Tesla vs. GM, David and Goliath

With Tesla pulling ahead in the electric car market, what will happen when the major manufacturers hop on the train and start producing EVs?

YouTube and the Future of Advertising

YouTube and the Future of Advertising

How 15 Seconds of Your Time Has Changed an Industry We all live in the apex of human entertainment, watching YouTube videos. Basically every type of video in every kind of field is available. On this virtual database, over 300 hours of video are uploaded […]

Tesla Model 3: The Best of Its Kind… For Now

Tesla Model 3: The Best of Its Kind… For Now

Since the Model S was released in the middle of 2012, it has set the bar for all electric cars, beating out combustion cars in almost every competitive way, from a luxurious, quite ride, to beating Mustangs and Corvettes at the drag strip. It’s looking […]

A Graduate’s Nationwide Search for a Cheap City

A Graduate’s Nationwide Search for a Cheap City

I’m graduating soon, which is both exciting and scary at the same time. When one graduates, they have the obvious question of “what do I want to do with myself” to answer, but seldom in life do we get the luxury of considering where we […]

Why Even Economists Aren’t Safe From Automation

Why Even Economists Aren’t Safe From Automation

A lot more jobs than just cashiers, tellers, and drivers could become automated.

The Economic Effect of Automotive Pollution

The Economic Effect of Automotive Pollution

The massive car industry is playing a huge part in climate change. So how much does a daily driver really contribute to climate change? How much is it going to cost to fix it?

Who Gets the Money: Girl Scouts Cookies

Why bother buying Girl Scouts cookies? Aside from being delicious, Girl Scouts cookies can teach us a lot about non-profits and how cookie sales work. Who would have guessed that a troop from Eastern Oklahoma all the way back in 1917 could have created a […]

The NCAA and its Indentured Athletes

Imagine that you’ve been offered a job at Company X. This job is based on the fulfillment of a contract, which we’ll get to in a bit. Company X is a multibillion dollar, not-for-profit organization, but instead of offering you a salary they exempt you […]

Dieselgate, Two Years on, Volkswagen Still in Trouble

Dieselgate, Two Years on, Volkswagen Still in Trouble

On September 18, 2015 the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found and reported that the Volkswagen Auto Group was in violation of the Clean Air Act that went into effect in 1963. The world’s largest automotive manufacturer includes the brands of Audi, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lamborghini, […]