Have you ever looked at the night sky and noticed that it didn’t appear dark? That in fact, the sky which should be inky black was instead a dull gray or hazy blue? Have you tried to stargaze and been unable to see any celestial bodies at all? Dr. David Mitchell, economics professor at Missouri State University, explains light pollution. “It’s obtrusive or unwanted … [Read more...] about Dark skies bring great beauty and provide balance
By now, you’ve probably received your COVID-19 stimulus check from the government, or will soon. If you don’t need to use the money to cover basic needs, what should you do with it? Dr. David Mitchell, professor of economics at Missouri State University, offers some suggestions to Fatherly. … [Read more...] about How should you spend your stimulus check?
Dr. David Mitchell, professor of economics and director of the Bureau of Economic Research at Missouri State University, conducted a study to determine the economic costs and benefits of the proposed Raise the Age Legislation in Missouri. The Show Me State is one of five states where 17-year-olds are automatically treated as adults in the criminal justice system, along with … [Read more...] about What is the potential economic impact of Raise the Age Legislation?
Trump and Clinton's anti-trade policies, according to economics professor Dr. David Mitchell, have the potential to hurt more people than they will help. … [Read more...] about What do Trump and Clinton agree on?
Undergraduate students in Dr. Basu Roy’s ECO 165 (Principles of Microeconomics) class were given an optional bonus assignment to write an econ-themed poem. Although the assignment was not compulsory, several interesting entries were received. Students took it up as a novel opportunity to blend their creativity with the key concepts learned in class. Here are few of the top … [Read more...] about Rhyming the Econ Way