A lot of people around the world will tune in to see the Summer Olympics opening ceremony this Friday, but how beneficial is it for Tokyo (or any other…
Last summer government policymakers on an eastern Caribbean island had a bright idea to help their economy absorb some of the pandemic’s impact. Air tr…
The wait is finally over! Last week was the official publication date of my first book, Parks and Recreation and Economics. It wasn't as easy of a jour…
Subway is in the middle of a lawsuit right now because their “tuna” may not actually contain tuna, but the chicken of the sea actually has a lot of app…
A look at how Lee Sanderlin's (@LeeOSanderlin) trip to Waffle House fits the story of economics.
There are some moments over the course of the year where I see a news headline and get a little too excited to share the underlying concepts in the sto…
Summer is officially in full swing and minor league baseball is back in action. One of my favorite things to do in the summer is head to our local mino…
If your Memorial Day grilling activities are limited to today, and you haven’t picked up your main grilling fare, then get ready! 
I’ve still been riding the high of watching my alma mater (Sam Houston State) win the FCS National Championship last weekend. I’ve already bought shirt…
There’s a good chance that you’ve been to your local grocery store or stopped by your favorite fast food location and noticed signs for hiring bonuses,…
The aluminum can shortage is still impacting beverage producers even a year after the first warning signs went up. 
Earlier this month, the Journal of Economics Teaching published their second issue related to teaching during the pandemic. Back in the Fall, the journ…