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…

economics podcasts

The 25 Best Economics Podcasts Of 2016

Podcasts are going through a renaissance and becoming massively popular again. Economics podcasts are no exception. As a follow up to the successful Top 100 Economics Blogs of 2016, here are The 25 Best Economics Podcasts of 2016. These podcasts are the best podcasts you can listen to online. Note: The podcasts are listed in no...
oil will we ever run out

Oil: Will We Ever Run Out?

s oil becomes scarcer, and as the Laws of Demand tell us, the price of oil will continue to rise. To combat this, on the demand side, we can try to find substitutes to use instead of oil. While on the supply side, we can either try to find more reserve or come up with more substitutes. We would only…

Economics of Buying vs Renting a Textbook

Economics of Buying vs Renting a Textbook

As a college student, textbooks form one of the largest percentages of expenses (excluding tuition and housing). This leads to the very confusion question of when does it make sense to buy and when does it make sense to rent? Let’s examine the economics of buying vs renting a textbook by first analyzing the unique problem in the…

economics blogs

Top 100 Economics Blogs of 2016

If you’re looking for practical, insightful and educational economics blogs, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the 100 best economics blogs online, listed in no particular order. Today, as you know, there’s no shortage of high-quality economics blogs on the web. But we decided to separate the wheat from the chaff and give you the absolute...

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