March 11th of 2020 is when the World Health Organization (WHO) first declared the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet months prior, short sellers would begin to take…
In testimony to the Senate Banking Committee in March, Federal Reserve Chairman Powell stated that every $10 increase in a barrel of oil leads to a .2…
A recent article in the New York Times and a research paper from Child Trends—a research organization focused on child welfare—highlighted the stark…
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an average for the cost of goods to consumers that determines inflation or the relative value of currency. The…
Podcast Episode 3: All Things CaliforniaListen now (33 min) | Note: California announced a plan to preserve Diablo Canyon after this episode was recorded.
A previous story on Investigative Economics detailed how money didn’t appear to significantly affect the outcomes of major league baseball teams in the…
A long standing economic theory states that money supply controls inflation. Otherwise known as the equation of exchange, it states that the total…
In July, the U.K. and a good portion of Western Europe experienced a severe heatwave the likes of which those countries hadn't seen for decades. With…
Recent protests have engulfed Sri Lanka with the president fleeing as the country has hit financial straits. Unable to pay its foreign creditors, the…
Since 2000, there have been 237 to 350 lung transplants a year for patients suffering from cystic fibrosis. In 2020, there were 78 based on data from…
At the outset of the pandemic, complaints to the New York City Police Department collected by the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB)—the independent…
Criminal court clearance rates—the rate at which a court clears cases from their docket—took a dive in 2020 as the pandemic shut down court systems…
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