Editorial

The FINANCIAL -- According to a rumor circulating among economists, there exists an econometric study which shows that the economy of a nation is doing worse the more great economists it produces. While this may be a myth, casual observation suggests that the correlation between the economic performance of a country and the quality of its economics profession is indeed ...

The FINANCIAL -- As has been shown in several editions of this column, Georgians are generally unhappier with their lives than their regional neighbors, but are more hopeful for the ...

The FINANCIAL -- What makes a person satisfied with their life?  This question is obviously too big to be answered by any one study, or even the whole field of opinion research, for that ...

The FINANCIAL -- While the Khachapuri Index continues to climb up in a perfectly predictable fashion – driven by the seasonal increase in the price of cheese – a bit of drama is being ...

The FINANCIAL -- The salad options at a Woolworths supermarket in Sydney, Australia. Too much choice can paralyze! Like many, I like having more choice, but hate making choices. As a result, ...

The FINANCIAL -- Throughout the 20th century, most of Europe has grown to accept and welcome women in the workplace.  The attitude becomes little less feminist as you travel east, however. ...

The FINANCIAL -- The United States has given itself a very active role in the global community, which includes everything from development aid to invasion and drone ...

The FINANCIAL -- Georgians claim to staunchly support free market competition more than most Europeans, but hold some opinions that are distinctly more socialist or anti-competition. ...

The FINANCIAL -- Last week, we argued that political decision makers have a tendency to overregulate a society, as new laws, even useless or harmful ones, create the impression that ...

The FINANCIAL -- Regulations apparently address problems of a society in a quick and uncomplicated way, and the call for regulations therefore is one of the most effective weapons in the ...