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Why cities should stop playing Amazon’s game and quit offering companies...

Amihai Glazer, University of California, Irvine New York City should count its blessings. Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters...

Drinkers prefer Big Beer keeps its hands off their local craft...

Jarrett Hart, University of California, Davis Craft beer’s popularity has exploded in the U.S. in recent decades, leading to soaring production and the creation of...

How a government shutdown affects the economy

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University Parts of the federal government have been closed since midnight on Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record....

Stumped by the stock market slump? Start by picturing a used...

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Stocks have been slumping on a variety of concerns, from President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China to worries...

Curious Kids: why don’t poorer countries just print more money?

Alan Shipman, The Open University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages, where The Conversation asks experts to answer questions from kids....

Could a recession be just around the corner?

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology The U.S. economy is growing at the fastest pace in five years, American companies are earning record profits...

Trump was dealt a winning hand on trade – his hardball...

James Lake, Southern Methodist University As President Donald Trump prepares to meet with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the G-20 summit on Nov....

Argentina bets 60 percent interest rates – and $50B international bailout...

Robert H. Scott III, Monmouth University and Kenneth Mitchell, Monmouth University An economy in recession. Pesos fleeing the country. The worst drought in decades. The...

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How slot machines work – and why you should think twice...

Anthony Frederick Lucas, University of Nevada, Las Vegas The gaming industry is big business in the U.S., contributing an estimated US$240 billion to the economy...