Economics & Work
Inequality should be measured in terms of the time it takes for us to earn the money to buy the things we need. And everyone is getting wealthier.
Between the instability of the real estate market and cryptocurrency fluctuations, everyone has been talking about bubbles. But what are they, really?
All roads may not lead to Rome, but many of them lead to wealth and prosperity — even 1,500 years after the fall of the Roman Empire.
With economic turmoil looming, everyone wants a way to keep their funds safe. But is that really possible?
The findings contradict a widespread belief.
Mindfulness, detachment, selecting off-time activities with care: Here are evidence-based strategies to achieve healthy work-life balance.
The history of money is a history of convenience, and spending has never been easier than it is today.
After cryptoassets, a wave of central bank digital currencies is set to revolutionize our ideas about what money is and how to manage it.
If everyone just showed up to their appointments, $150 billion of waste could be averted.
They believe in meritocracy, yet leave their kids massive wealth.
Here's how to avoid getting duped by the "dark patterns" of online businesses.
It's perhaps never been harder to resist the urge to overspend.
Your mentors made time for you. Now, go and make time for others.
Children as young as three have been defined for life by IQ tests.
The value of art does not lie in the artwork itself but is instead determined by curators, collectors, critics, and other participants in the modern-day art market.
The future of American jobs isn't only services and tech.
There's enough evidence to conclude president Bukele had no idea what he was doing.
More than half of Americans feel anxious over their financial situation.
The world has improved in mind-blowing ways.
"Ghost gear" leads to hundreds of thousands of animal deaths.
Living is about staying busy.
Economic growth is more about quality than quantity.
More than 1,000 years ago, Mesoamerican societies conducted one of history's most interesting experiments in commodity money.
It turns out it's hard to make work at an Amazon warehouse fun.
When you hold yourself financially accountable, you’re likely to gain more than just some extra money.
The East India Company issued stocks to minimize the risk on their unpredictable but highly lucrative voyages. The rest is history.
Kublai Khan wasn’t the first ruler in history to issue paper money, but his Yuan dynasty did take unprecedented action to ensure this revolutionary form of currency retained its value.
The Greeks were among the first to move beyond “primitive money” and establish an official currency, transforming their trade, government, and even philosophy.
The minimum wage is a popular policy, but it's not the only way governments have tried to help workers secure a decent living.