Can you really afford a 3D TV set ?
Recent experimental results suggest that distortions in the perception of wealth are linked to fast, inattentive thinking.
Not sure if you’re paying the right price for your tree? The Hotelling equation modified by Faustmann can help.
A Protestant tradition with pagan roots, the Christmas tree is now a global phenomenon. It also reveals much about market economics, so let's climb on the sleigh and take a ride around this holiday item…
Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid briefs the House of Commons, September 2019.
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The BBC relies for too much of its analysis on one think tank in particular.
Your lovable dog has a value of about $10,000, researchers suggest.
Dogs' lives have monetary value, and several researchers recently measured it. Their method shows how research and funding decisions can be made. Just don't tell Bowser he's worth only $10,000.
Venezuela: so much potential… so little gain.
Economic growth is a red herring if economies can't stop themselves shrinking more and more.
Should students get refunds during strike action? An education economist gives his thoughts.
Turkey is cheaper than ever before.
Turkey has become easier to produce over the years, making it easier on American wallets – with some environmental benefits as well.
Media and others prepare the stage for the Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta.
AP Photo/John Amis
Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Economics to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer (from left to right on the screen) during a press conference held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on 14 October 2019.
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics pays tribute to randomized control trials, but can they really help us fight poverty?
United Airlines officials testify after United physically forced a customer off a Chicago flight.
United Airlines faced a public relations nightmare when they dragged a man off a flight in 2017 – until the blame shifted back to the victim.
As a hugely diverse continent, one thing has united Asia in the last 50 years: economic development.
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win the Nobel Prize for Economics 'for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty'.
Fish for sale in a Dakar, Senegal.
AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam
Small-scale fisheries buffer poverty and hunger in coastal countries.
Will the tax promises from the Liberals and Conservatives put more money in your pocket?
Taxation is one tool politicians think they can use to influence the economy and make life fairer for Canadians.
The US is one of a few countries that still uses private prisons.
AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
Private prisons have long been a topic of controversy in the U.S. A professor of sociology explains what they are and why they matter.
Alvin Roth exposes his work on “disgusting markets” at the European Meeting of the ESA (Economic Science Association) on 7 September in Dijon, France.
Stanford professor's research has led to an increase in the number of kidney transplants in the United States.
Germany's rising inequality shows what happens when consumers and companies don't widely embrace innovation.
Storm clouds are gathering.
Political leaders are ignoring dangerous threats to American national sovereignty, security and citizens' peace of mind.
Have you ever wondered why U.S. money is green?
The color of American money goes back to the British colonies.
A customer waits for the world’s longest flight from Singapore to Newark.
AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
The day and a half it takes to get from New York to Singapore and back offers plenty of time to ponder the economics of ultra-long-haul flights – and wonder why we'd want to make it any longer.