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Should we worry about another dot-com bust?

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Water works (except when it doesn't)

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Messi economics

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How Elon bought Twitter with other people's money

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The American Dream adrift

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The Indicator Quiz: Crypto and GDP

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One economist's take on popular advice for saving, borrowing, and spending

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Test driving a four-day work week

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Ticket scalpers and the Taylor Swift fiasco (Encore)

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Sam Bankman-Fried and the spectacular fall of his crypto empire, FTX

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ALA members Alan Inouye, Barb Macikas, and Sari Feldman march towards the offices of a major publisher, Macmillan, in Manhattan. They carry boxes of petitions addressed to John Sargent, at the time Macmillan's CEO. The petitions protest a controversial policy on e-books in libraries. American Library Association/ALA hide caption

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Hedonic adjustment: how to measure pleasure

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Economists hate car dealerships too

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