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The Relationship between Education and Health

If you had to guess, would you say better education lead to better health or does better health lead to a better education? The answer isn't that simple. While people commonly understand 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 could help people…
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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 to…
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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 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…
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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 some of the best podcasts you can listen to online.Note: The podcasts are listed in no…
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Top 100 Economics Blogs of 2016

Update (06/06/2017): The Top 100 Economics Blogs Of 2017 is now live. 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…
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Why Venezuelans Use Amazon Gift Cards To Save Money

Through a coincidence, I stumbled across a black market that could only exist in the Internet Age (not Silk Road). On a Reddit subreddit, I discovered Venezuelan redditors trading Amazon and Walmart gift cards for U.S. Dollars. This was very surprising given that Amazon and Walmart don't operate in Venezuela.Venezuela's Unofficial Currency:…
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