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...

The value of unpaid chores at home

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BBC News - Kevin Peachey  Published: December 17th, 2018 Difficulty rating ★★★ Credibility rating ★★★★★ Preview This article talks about the value activities carried out by householders could have on the...

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...

Often free, flu shots can save billions for consumers, businesses

Laura Ungar and Jayne O'Donnell - USA Today  Published: November 16, 2015 Difficulty rating ★ Credibility rating ★★★★ Preview This article discusses some of the potential cost reduction from getting a...

Why this month’s lower unemployment rate isn’t great news

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Vox – Timothy B. Lee  Published: March 6th, 2015 Difficulty rating ★★★ Credibility rating ★★★★ Preview This article explains why a fall in the unemployment rate might not always be good...

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...

Do Rent Controls Work? The Economist Explains

By - The Economist (Author N/A)  Published: August 31st, 2015 Difficulty rating ★★★ Credibility rating ★★★ Preview This article looks at the effectiveness of rent control in a variety of locations...

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...

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...