top 100 economics blogs of 2017

Top 100 Economics Blogs of 2017

After a successful reception last year of the inaugural Top Economics Blogs, I am updating the list for 2017. The Top 100 Economics Blogs of 2017 has some changes like the addition of new blogs and less emphasis on mainstream blogs. As with 2016, I've tried to include blogs of all topics, political affiliations, and beliefs. I have tried...
education and health

The Relationship between Education and Health

What is the Relationship between Education and Health? Does better education lead to better health or does better health lead to a better education? While it is commonly understood that the more educated you are, the higher your income is likely to be, which is also likely to lead to better health. However, better health…

uber price discrimination strategy

Uber Price Discrimination Strategy

As of December 2014, Uber was available in 53 countries and more than 200 cities worldwide. Back in 2009, when Uber was founded it started off only with ‘black cars’, i.e. private limos. In 2012, Uber launched the UberX program which allowed almost anyone to sign up as a driver. This greatly increased Uber’s popularity and…

microsoft's bundling policy

Microsoft’s Bundling Policy

Microsoft has an interesting bundling policy. Microsoft sells the Office suite of software very differently across the world. The Office Suite generally consists of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. The suite is one of the most widely used work related or productivity software in the world. As with most popular software, the Microsoft Office programs…

environmental kuznets curve

The Environmental Kuznets Curve

The Kuznets curve is an inverted U curve, with the Y-axis as inequality and time or per-capita incomes as the X-axis. It is used to graph the hypothesis that as an economy develops, market forces begin to increase and economic inequality decreases. This suggests that as a nation is going through industrialization, and mechanization of…

The Sharing Economy

Introduction to the Sharing Economy

The concept of a sharing economy is engraved in our human instinct. Cooperative structures that include sharing, individual choices, gifting and swapping are a basic part of any community.However, it being adopted as a business structure is relatively new, and the term “sharing economy” has only recently come about in the mid-2000s. It mainly spread due…

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