Chess and Pregnancy

MTV’s 16 and Pregnant pushes the teen birth rate down 4.3% in the USA. Sesame Street is singlehandeldy responsible for thousands of lawyers, doctors, and professors globally. We investigate the influence the media we consume individually has on the society and economy we build collectively.It’s no secret that what we consume influences the way we …

1971

What happened in 1971? Sure, Elon was born, Nixon was president and Jennifer was the most popular name. But a puzzling economic phenomenon occurred that still affects our weekly paycheck. For decades, productivity and wage growth had moved in unison. For every 10% increase in productivity, wages would rise by 10%. Work hard, do more, …