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Aerial view of Nissan Stadium in Nashville, home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans. Another day, another push to give many millions to multimillionaires. The Jacksonville Jaguars are pushing hard for the city to renovate

A terrestrial bitcoin access point in Tomaszów, Poland. Bitcoin looks different to everyone observing it, a modern parable of the blind men and the elephant. To economists, it looks like inferior money since it doesn’t have

Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) participants gather in Washington, DC. 2022. As anticipated, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to hold its federal funds rate target in the 5.25 to 5.5 percent range

Headquarters of the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC. Prices held steady in May, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on June 12. The Consumer Price Index grew at a continuously compounding annual rate of

In May 2024, the AIER Everyday Price Index (EPI) was essentially unchanged at an index level of 290.9. This was the smallest monthly increase in the index since June 2023 and also the

Invited guests flank then-President Trump at the signing ceremony for the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. 2020. Both major presidential candidates, Joe Biden and Donald Trump, have leaned towards protectionism, a stance recently echoed by

Overflowing produce shelves at an New York City bodega. Like the typical American, I go to the supermarket a lot. But probably unlike the typical American, every time I go to the supermarket I

On the list of existential risks posed by an AI-powered post-scarcity society, accessibility and equity are fundamental concerns for researchers and ethicists. Without context, it’s easy to credulously accept such concerns as reliable predictions.