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John Nash's 'beautiful' contribution to economics

May 25, 2015
Mathematician's game theory work benefited business, politics and social science.
Posted In: john nash, game theory, Economics

Weighing the economics of airing a live car chase

May 8, 2015
Balancing the demand for drama and the potential danger.
Posted In: police chase, helicopter, Economics, automotive

Explaining deflation: Why falling prices can be bad news

Feb 25, 2015
Falling prices can be great for the economy ... until they turn into deflation.
Posted In: deflation, prices, Economics, inflation, whiteboard

You too can have a Nobel Prize

Feb 17, 2015
...if you have at least $150,000 to spare
Posted In: Nobel Prize, Economics
A billboard claiming to be from an unhappy wife railing against her husband's infidelity hangs in Chicago in July 2006.

The psychology behind cheating

Feb 6, 2015
Duke professor and dishonesty expert Dan Ariely explains why people cheat in business and in life.
Posted In: cheating, psychology, Economics, behavioral economics, lies

Will global temperature rise inspire a behavior shift?

Jan 23, 2015
2014 was the hottest year on record. What's next for climate change policy and economics?
Posted In: climate change, global warming, sustainability, Economics

Weekend brunch: Apple starts making the rules and economic pickles

Sep 5, 2014
Reuters' Ben Walsh and Nicolas Carlson from Business Insider talk about the week's news.
Posted In: brunch, apple, Economics, wages

Adapting microfinance to the 21st century

Oct 7, 2013
The father of microfinance, economist Muhammad Yunus, discusses the future of the microlending industry.
Posted In: microfinance, microlending, microcredit, Economics

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