Category: Business & Economy

Stagflation? That’s Not Econ 101

This week’s Courier Herald column: When someone tries to use economics to justify what they’re proposing, they’ll often explain it as if basic economic principles demand it.  “This is just Econ 101.” The problem with using entry level economics courses to try to explain real word reactions relies on some of the non-real world assumptions

Demand For Rental Homes Clashes With Those Who Want To Restrict Supply

This week’s Courier Herald column: Like many components of household budgets, rents have been increasing.  They’re now increasing at increasing rates.  Data provided by real estate consulting firm CoreLogic this week revealed that year over year rents for single family homes are showing double digit increases, with demand especially strong across the sun belt.  Nationally,

Do Georgia’s Senators Side With Unions Or Georgia’s Workers?

This week’s Courier Herald column: A few months ago I wrote a column suggesting that it was time to accept electric vehicles as mainstream.  Too many, mostly from conservative political circles, associate the advancement in technology with overreaching political agendas. The two concepts can and should be treated separately.  Adapting to new technologies and incorporating