Food for Thought: The Most Valuable Companies in Every Major Metro Ideas - America’s economy has been on a roll. Here’s the most valuable company in your nearest metropolitan area. Henri Mattila 7/24/2018
Do Licensing Requirements Help—or Hurt? Ideas - Thinking about opening a barber shop, what do you do? If your answer was something other than, “Find out how to obtain the state’s permission,” you’re in for a surprise. 6/10/2018
Does the “Blue Apron” Food Policy Make Economic Sense? Ideas - Economist Levi Russell explains why the proposed restructuring of the largest food assistance program will end up costing more than its probable worth. 3/9/2018
Should Employees Come to Work Sick? Ideas - People should support labor policies such as paid time off based on nothing but concern for their own health and well-being. 1/18/2018
Bitcoin: Four Contrarian Perspectives Ideas - A Nobel Laureate economist, the Chairman of the Fed, an investment banker and a legendary value investor weigh in on the Bitcoin phenomenon. 1/13/2018
Vocational Education Should Be Re-examined Ideas - Why a vocational education might be worth it 9/1/2017
An Unlikely Lesson from the Venezuelan Stock Market Ideas - No one usually looks to Venezuela for investment advice, but there is one thing the South American country can teach us. 4/3/2017
It’s Easier than Ever to Buy Stocks—But That Doesn’t Mean You Should Ideas - One Cornell business student explained: “All my friends love using Snapchat to communicate, and because I can’t see myself switching to any other app I think it’s a good investment.” I asked him what the company’s projected earnings are. He shrugged. 3/30/2017
Is Bitcoin the Future? Ideas - We ought to harness the unique features of bitcoin to serve us more completely than traditional currencies have done in the past. 2/10/2017