Our Weekly Roundup: From Prop 8 to Alexander Hamilton
An Econlife roundup for the week
This week same-sex marriage and human capital, natural gas and opportunity cost were some of the ways we connected everyday life with economics.
06.30.14 The battle against Prop 8 was about more than validating same-sex marriage…more
07.01.14 Looking at programs targeting extreme African poverty, we asked how to give people the boost they need to reach the first step of development…more
07.02.14 The fracking debate takes us to opportunity cost and the environment, the economy, and home-rule…more
07.03.14 Not just sauce, juice, or sugary and dried, cranberries are a supply and demand story…more
7.04.14 Let’s celebrate economic independence and say thanks to Alexander Hamilton on Independence Day…more
Our bottom line: Slicing away all of the complexities of economics, we wind up with ideas about production, distribution and tradeoffs that help us better understand our everyday lives.