A Brief Introduction to Trade Economics

The Wall Street Journal – Alan S. Blinder  Published: July 8th 2018 Difficulty rating ★★★ Credibility rating ★★ Preview This article is an opinion piece by a well respected economist, discussing...

Amazon changes prices on its products about every 10 minutes — here’s how and...

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Business Insider – Neel Mehta, Parth Detroja, and Aditya Agashe Published: August 10th, 2018 Difficulty rating ★ Credibility rating ★★★★ Author Neel Mehta has a strong background in product management and...

Australia slips into deflation after CPI suffers biggest quarterly loss in 72 years

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9 News - Stuart Marsh Published: July 29th, 2020 Difficulty rating ★★ Credibility rating ★★★★ Preview This article talks about Australia’s consumer price index (CPI) falling to 1.9% in June 2020...

Uncovering the Bad Math (or Logic) of an Economic Analysis Embraced by Bernie Sanders...

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The New York Times - Justin Wolfers Published: February 26th, 2016 Difficulty rating ★★★★ Credibility rating ★★★★★ Preview This article breaks apart an Academic study by Professor Gerald Friedman that predicts...

Argentina’s Insatiable- and destructive- appetite for U.S. dollars

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The Washington Post - Roberto A. Ferdman  Published: July 31, 2014 Difficulty rating ★★★ Credibility rating ★★★★ Preview This article talks about why Argentinians hoard US dollars like they do today....

Canada must encourage business to break its low-innovation streak

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The Globe and Mail - Peter Nicholson  Published: October 23rd, 2018 Difficulty rating ★★★★ Credibility rating ★★★ Preview This article talks about Canada’s low innovation in business and the reasons behind...

In Defense of Funny Diagrams (Wonkish)

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The New York Times - Paul Krugman Published: February 6th, 2016 Difficulty rating ★★ Credibility rating ★★★★★ Preview This article discusses the diagrams the author believes should be taught in ECON...

What is productivity and why is the U.K.’s so poor?

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The Guardian - Larry Elliot  Published: December 25th, 2016 Difficulty rating ★★★ Credibility rating ★★★ Preview This article is centered around productivity. It explains how productivity is measured, ways productivity can...

Montreal Hotel Prices Double For Formula One Grand Prix

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Forbes - Christian Sylt Published: June 5th, 2017 Difficulty rating ★★ Credibility rating ★★★★ Preview The following article describes the financial impact of the Montreal Formula 1 Grand Prix on the...

CPI Basket of Goods: Inflation calculation to include gin, lactose-free drinks, bike helmets, and...

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The Independent - Josie Co  Published: March 14th, 2017 Difficulty rating ★★★★ Credibility rating ★★★★ Preview Every year, the Office for National Statistics updated the representative ‘basket of goods’ used to...