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Melissa Dykes – Why Are College Students Willing to Barely Make More Money Than People Did in 1979?

A recent Pew Research report shows that the American middle class is disappearing. Most Americans are no longer considered middle class anymore. The wealth gap in this country, a gap that continues to grow, has already broken all records. In short, the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. Data also shows that, despite the fact that …

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Cole Mellino – Climate Change Could Ruin Your Sex Life, Economists Warn

Climate change threatens so many things Americans love: maple syrup, avocados and lately even pumpkins. Now, climate change is even threatening our ability to reproduce. According to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, warmer weather means less “coital frequency.” “Extreme heat leads to a sizable fall in births,” the study says. “Temperature extremes could affect coital frequency. It could affect …