Airplanes, Economic Growth, and Giants

I am in love with flying, every single part of it. I like packing luggage, and holding a paper ticket, the smell of coffee in an airport, surrounded by a sea of cultures, the feeling in your stomach when you’re taking off, the sound of the flaps on the wings extending, a little bit of…

The Economy is a Recipe, Not an Ingredient

The TV was the reason why I avoided economics early on. It only gave me snap shots of small incomprehensible pieces that didn’t make sense in the larger picture. What the last three principles of economics do is show you how to look at the economy as a whole, and three general principle breakdowns of…

The Three Ways We Interact and Why

There are some necessary evils in the world that we have to contend with and one of them is interacting with other people. For some people it’s easy, some companies have a real knack for it and build multinational organizations, and for most countries it’s not. What basic principles regulate this and how can we…

4 Economic Principles to Help You Make Better Decisions This Year

When I first started learning economics my first class was principles of macroeconomics, that was the class that made me love it. The class that made me question my sanity was principles of microeconomics. So, of course, we’re going to start off by studying microeconomics. Because, even though that class was a real pain in…

A Cup of This, A Pinch of That

What is up everyone? How’s the week going? Have you started school yet? The semester just started for me, and I’m still at that point where I am able to have lofty goals for the semester. I’m at the starting line and my heart is racing, and everything is possible. So at this point, there’s…

Basics

Happy New Year’s everyone! It’s a new year, so obviously one of my goals is to be better about blogging, really, I’m going to try. I want to write about economics, especially, but not in the whole “white academic tower,” way, because that’s not interesting to a lot of people. It’s interesting to me, because…

Eco … Nomics?

The word economics comes from the Greek language meaning, rules (nomics) of the house (eco).