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The Challenges of Economic Growth in Pakistan

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pakistan is changing. Its middle class is growing rapidly. With that comes an increase in consumer spending and economic growth. The younger generation is becoming more materialistic – yearning for a better life, but questioning the cost. Our contributor writes a very personal story questioning the merits of the change. Questions we should all ponder. More

Demonetization Impacted My Life: Money in My Bank - None in My Pocket

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Last month we published a blog describing the demonetization of the 500 and 1000 rupee notes by Prime Minister Modi in India. We asked our Indian contributor to write of her personal experience. Here is her story: More

Stitch Fix and the Craving for More

Thursday, March 09, 2017

I confess, I (Hannah) have an addiction to Stitch Fix! Have you seen the ads for it on social media? If you are not familiar with it, Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that sends a box of 5 clothing items or accessories straight to your front door! You get to try on everything in the comfort of your own home with other items in your wardrobe, then ship the items that you don’t want to purchase back to Stitch Fix. For a girl who doesn’t care to go to the mall, and needs all of the fashion help she can get, it is a win-win! More

Five Everyday Economic Illustrations That Do Not Involve Money Part 2

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Last week this nerdy economist wrote a blog providing examples of the relevancy of economics in everyday life that I used in the classroom. Here are five more…. More

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