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On The Increasingly Unfortunate Economics Of Peanut Allergies…

August 24th, 2016 · 3 Comments
Buyer Beware · Econ 101 · Markets · Policy

So here’s a decent and concise overview of the latest issue to be taking over the internet: Have a peanut allergy? Chance are you’re about to spend a lot more on EpiPens by Emma Hinchliffe Over the past few weeks, EpiPens have slowly overtaken the news. So what is going on with them exactly? Source: […]

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Please Don’t Let This Become The Norm, Ramen Edition…

August 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment
Econ 101 · Macroeconomics

So the internet seems pretty much obsessed with this story right about now… Ramen is displacing tobacco as most popular US prison currency, study finds by Mazin Sidahmed Cost-cutting measures by private facilities have led to subpar food quality and fewer meals, making noodles a commodity that trades well above its value Source: The Guardian […]

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Even A Stopped Clock Is Right Twice A Day, Comparative Advantage Edition…

August 11th, 2016 · 4 Comments
Econ 101 · Policy · Taxes

You guys, I’m frustrated. Yes, by this: Secret Service had to protect MSNBC’s Katy Tur after Donald Trump incited crowd against her https://t.co/TOiLidZHfd via @dailynewsbin — David Lazarus (@Davidlaz) August 11, 2016 and by this… "I oppose it now, I'll oppose it after the election, and I'll oppose it as president." Real talk: It would […]

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Some Economic Insight For Donald Trump From an Individual Not Named Steve…

August 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments
Econ 101 · Economic History · Macroeconomics

Dear Mr. Trump, You didn’t approach me to be part of your econsquad, but that’s fine- while I do have more of an economics background than 12/13ths of your team, my name isn’t Steve, so I’m not sure I’d be a good fit. Hypothetically, I’d like to think I’d take you up on your offer […]

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June 7th, 2016 · No Comments
Econ 101 · Tumblr

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January 7th, 2016 · No Comments
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