Popular mobile payments app Venmo enjoys the benefits of behavioral economics biases, causing users to feel less pain from spending money. Learn how it works, and how businesses can capture the "Venmo effect".
Some musings on the benefits of the changing cultural consumption landscape (including the shift to streaming of music and TV).
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the future of technology, but also represents some interesting economic phenomena not-so-frequently seen.
We all hate surge pricing, but it's a great way for Uber and its drivers to capture more value. What if GrubHub, Starbucks, etc. charged customers more during peak hours in order to pay service workers better? Could we ever break the cycle of reliance on cheap labor?
Would you pay $35 for a Raspberry Pi? No, not the food, it's a miniature computer! This device can be revolutionary for the 75 million Americans without internet access.