Economics

What rising seas mean for local economies

High-tide flooding resulting from climate change is already disrupting the economy of Annapolis, Maryland. As sea levels rise, the impacts are expected to get worse for coastal communities.

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Why the Fed won’t cave

The president is browbeating the Federal Reserve, but a Stanford finance professor says it’s a bad idea that won’t work.

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Why every business will soon be a subscription business

Everything you purchase — from transportation to entertainment to groceries — will soon come with a monthly plan, says  one expert. The subscription model is a booming field.

Stanford scholar explores pros, cons of ‘basic income’

Stanford historian Jennifer Burns said that while political challenges exist to implement a “universal basic income,” this type of measure would protect workers and families against the fluidity of today’s workplace and employment worlds.